Probably. Federal Pacific Panels are associated with numerous house and panel fires and were subject to a class action law suit before the company went out of business. Have a licensed electrician check the panel for damage. Click Here for more info.
Call us. Buzzing, Humming, or Sizzling sounds are often the first indicator of an electrical problem. The sound you hear could be your panel melting. Get an electrical safety checked before your panel needs to be replaced.
No. Breakers should not get hot during use. If a breaker is overloaded or bad, it will begin to lose electricity in the form of heat. Have any breaker that is hot to the touch checked out by an electrician.