Category Archives: House Fires

Energy supplier denies blame for house fire – The Age

Victoria’s largest electricity supplier has denied responsibility for a switchboard fire at a house in Melbourne’s north, despite paying thousands of dollars in compensation. Citipower says it is not to blame for a fire at a Northcote share house this … Continue reading

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Northcote fire questions safety of smart meters – Emergency Services

A FAMILY’S narrow escape from a Northcote house fire prompted a Darebin officer to raise concerns about smart meter installation. Christmas St resident Sophie Tzirozidis hailed her 12-year-old son a hero after he ran to the front of their house, … Continue reading

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Smart meter linked to house fire | Geelong

GEELONG firefighters are investigating a midday blaze which ripped through the front end of a Moorabool St house today. CFA crews arrived just after noon to find the Moorabool St house well alight. Police were also called to redirect traffic … Continue reading

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Power puzzle in Moreland – Moreland Leader

MYSTERY surrounds the continued failure of smart meters across Moreland. Electricity providers confirmed they have now replaced 38 vandalised meters – all but five in Moreland – that forensic tests found were sprayed with household chemicals. Police began investigating in … Continue reading

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Time for Premier Baillieu to order distribution companies to halt smart meter rollout

Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu must order electricity distribution companies to call an immediate halt to the smart meter rollout following recent explosions ETU Victorian State Secretary Dean Mighell said today. “A series of recent explosions involving the distribution company Jemena … Continue reading

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Exploding Smart Meters

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 29 February, 2012 – 10:44 AM Dean Mighell, State Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union, has told Neil Mitchell there is ‘absolutely’ the potential for Jemena smart meters to cause house fires. These claims arise … Continue reading

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I will live in fear and never be able to leave my home!

Hey guys..I have no horror story..yet…but…I had occasion today to contact my billing company and it came up about smart meters and that I do not want one. I told the guy on the phone that I had put my … Continue reading

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Smart meter safety charge laid | Herald Sun

Safety concerns: ABC reporter Hamish Fitzsimmons inspects his fuse box, where the fire began. Picture: Chris Scott Herald Sun AN electrician has been charged after a woman suffered an electric shock from her newly installed smart meter. Energy Safe Victoria … Continue reading

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Smart Meter installers do not have to provide a Certificate of Electrical Safety.

Energy Safe Magazine Issue 23 Summer/Autumn 2011 Click here We refer you to the following pages:Page 6, ESV plans audit of the electrical industry with focus on certificate usage due to their concerns with a large number of defects being discovered. “The LEW (licensed electrical … Continue reading

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3AW audio – Fires linked to smart meters?

Fires linked to smart meters?Posted by: 3AW Radio | 7 November, 2011 – 9:35 AM. The Metropolitan Fire Brigade says there is no cause for public alarm after it launched an official investigation into fires, linked to Smart Meters. Brigade … Continue reading

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