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Quebec : Smart meters involved in a fire?

A report by Olivier Lemieux March 5 2015 VIDEO The owner of a house that was destroyed by fire in Quebec is convinced that the smart meter installed by Hydro-Québec could be the cause of the fire that occurred last November in the Chauveau sector. Claude Martel says the latest generation meter was installed one […]

Itron Meter Problems

Examples of Itron Smart Meter Fires in British Columbia Canada

Fire on Cell Tower Sparks Scare

By Express News Service  Published: 14th February 2015 06:05 AM   Last Updated: 14th February 2015 06:05 AM Onlookers watching the cellphone tower going up in flames at the corner of MG Road and Aurobindo Street, in Puducherry on Friday | k ramesh   PUDUCHERRY: Tension prevailed after a fire broke out on a cellphone tower, erected atop a […]

Thousands of smart meters in Ontario to be removed over safety worries

Some 5,500 of Ontario’s 4.8 million smart meters are being removed and replaced because of a risk they could heat up, cause an electrical short and possibly spark a fire. SASKPOWER In Saskatchewan last summer, SaskPower removed a model of Sensus Corp. smart meter from homes and businesses after eight unexplained minor fires. By: Robert Benzie Queen’s […]

Chilliwack Smart Meter Fire

Moody Meter Fire Blaze apparently caused by smart meter explosion Friday, January 16, 2015 Staff/Voice photos Chilliwack fire crews were at the scene of a blaze on Moody Ave. apparently caused when a smart meter exploded. uestions have risen over the safety of smart meters after reports that one exploded and caused a fire around […]

Kamloops family mulls legal action against BC Hydro

By: Dale Bass  January 8, 2015  BC Hydro won’t reconnect a Kamloops family that had its power cut off last month unless the utility is allowed to install a smart meter that can have the radio turned off, for which there is a monthly charge. When the family called BC Hydro, the Crown corporation said that, because […]

Smart Meter Blamed for Causing Fire and Killing Dogs

Couple escapes fire, blames smart meter (UPDATE) – Fox 2 News  A couple escapes a house fire in Detroit. Sadly, their dogs died in the blaze. Investigators are still working to determine the cause, but the people who live there insist a smart meter is to blame. By Randy Wimbley, Fox 2 News. DETROIT, Mich. […]

BC’s energy minister admits Smart Meter FIRES… but will do nothing

JULY 30, 2014     For immediate release  Energy Minister Bill Bennett admits to smart meter fires in British Columbia, but rather than do anything, he expresses disappointment that Saskatchewan is taking action to protect its citizens. On July 30 Saskatchewan Energy Minister Bill Boyd called a halt to the smart meter program, demanding removal of 105,000 meters […]

10th ‘smart’ meter fire hits home in Regina

SaskPower says it will replace 105,000 smart meters, a process that is expected to cost $47 million. (CBC) Another Saskatchewan home has been hit by fire involving a “smart” power meter. Nobody was hurt when the fire broke out Saturday morning at a townhouse unit on 4510 Harbour Village Way in Regina, the city’s fire […]

SaskPower ordered to remove all Smart Meters in the province

SaskPower removing smart meters Wed, Jul 30  2014 A major development for the troublesome SaskPower smart meters. The government is ordering the crown utility to remove each of the 105 thousand units already installed in the province. It comes after eight reported fires linked to smart meters. Mike McKinnon explains how much this is going […]

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