Outlet problem

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Old 12-22-20, 10:50 PM
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Outlet problem

Hello looking for some advice.I have an outlet that is a light switch 2 outlets in one.I plugged a nightlight into the outlet and it sparked and blew breaker.I tested the voltage and i am gettin around 120 from neutral to hot,and nothing from ground to hot.What could have happened,it worked fine before.Thanks.
 
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Old 12-22-20, 10:54 PM
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I think you have that wrong.... 120v from neutral to hot is correct.
Nothing from ground to hot could mean an open ground,
 
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Old 12-27-20, 10:19 PM
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Check for a broken/disconnected wire at the switch
 
 

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