Tag Archives: House Fire

Smart meter fires and electrical problems

California-based investigative writer, Nina Beety, recently released a 50-page overview on electrical hazards associated with digital utility meters.  Her extensively referenced document points out the many ways that smart meters can malfunction – sometimes with catastrophic consequences.  Meters have exploded … Continue reading

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Where there’s smoke …there’s a ‘smart’ meter

The January 24th edition of Victorian regional newspaper the Midland Express reported that a local fire brigade was called to a property after smoke started pouring out of a meter box. Fire brigade captain Tyrone Rice said, “It appears water … Continue reading

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Can smart meters cause house fires?

In yet another recent house fire, the electricity distributor, as usual, wasted no time in racing to the scene to remove the burned out smart meter. What’s the rush? Gee, I’m sure the property owner is very grateful to the … Continue reading

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When ‘Smart’ Meters Kill: The Story of Larry Nikkel

The following text below is an excerpt from a story posted by Joshua Hart, Director StopSmartMeters.Org in the United States. “Details have come to light of a man killed by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Smart Meter that caught … Continue reading

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Boy saves family from house fire – Neoskosmos

12-year-old Peter Tzirozidis was the hero behind a vicious house fire, caused by a Smart Meter, that destroyed a family’s home in Christmas Street, Thornbury. The courageous young man noticed the house fire and immediately alerted neighbours to save his … Continue reading

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