Tag Archive: Fires


on March 3, 2018 in World News

195 Exploding E-Cigarettes Get More Attention Than Hundreds of Thousands of “Smart” Meters Replaced Due To Malfunctioning, Fires, Or Explosions

News coverage of exploding e-cigarettes has been widespread.  Lawsuits have been filed. Here are excerpts from a recent IEEE Spectrum article, February 26, 2018:  “Exploding e-Cigarettes Are a Growing Danger to Public Health.” In July 2017, the National Fire Data Center of the U.S. Fire Administration identified 195 separate e-cigarette incidents in the United States between January 2009 and 31 December 2016. 38 incidents resulted in third-degree burns, facial injuries, or the loss of a body part. The number of fires and explosions has risen in tandem with the rise in e-cigarette sales. The report also notes the lack...

News coverage of exploding e-cigarettes has been widespread.  Lawsuits have been filed. Here are excerpts from a recent IEEE Spectrum article, February 26, 2018:  “Exploding e-Cigarettes Are a Growing Danger to Public Health.” In July 2017, the National Fire...

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on December 5, 2017 in Alternative News - Conspiracy News World News

“Smart” Meters: Recalls, Replacements, Fires, Explosions, General Failure, Measurement Errors, Privacy Concerns, Cybersecurity Risks, and Sick People

By Phil D. Coffers In 2011, Consumers Digest predicted that “Smart” Meters “represents little more than a boondoggle that is being foisted on consumers by the politically influential companies”:   “Why Smart Meters Might Be a Dumb Idea.” So it’s not all that surprising that so far – hundreds of thousands of “Smart” Meters have been recalled and/or replaced throughout North America due to various reasons including fires, explosions, general failure, and measurement errors.  There are utility companies who are already making plans to replace hundreds of thousands more. All over the world, concerned citizens, elected officials, and organizations have...

By Phil D. Coffers In 2011, Consumers Digest predicted that “Smart” Meters “represents little more than a boondoggle that is being foisted on consumers by the politically influential companies”:   “Why Smart Meters Might Be a Dumb Idea.” So it’s...

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