How to remove broken fuse from fuse box.. | This Old House Hello all, I hope someone can tell me a SAFE way I can remove the metal end of a fuse that's broken off in our fuse box.'t ask how it happened..:) Thanks very much. yes, I know we need to switch to a breaker box.ing on that !! THMartin BrightNest | Fix a Blown Fuse or Reset a Circuit Breaker How To: For a fuse box: If your electrical panel has fuses, check each fuse to see if the piece of metal inside has melted, or if the glass window at the top of the fuse has become discolored (usually purple or brown). That’s your broken fuse. Unscrew the broken fuse and replace it with a new fuse that is the exact same size,..