Category Archives: Fires

Stop Smart Meters! Marks 5 Years Standing Up to Utility Bullies

It’s been five years since StopSmartMeters.org was founded. Our early efforts together to get 57 California municipalities to stand against smart meters was a spark that ignited an international rebellion against the red-herring technology. This anniversary is about all of … Continue reading

Posted in California, Citizen rebellion, Climate Change, Democracy, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, Fires, health effects, neighborhood organizing, PG&E, Smart Grid | 3 Comments

100 More Smart Meters Explode–in Capitola, CA This Time

CAPITOLA, CA– Yesterday afternoon we received yet another report of exploding smart meters- this time in Capitola, CA: “On 5.12, the Smart Meters blew off my house and about 100 neighbors, just like in Stockton.  I didn’t see any mention … Continue reading

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Wheels Coming Off Smart Grid as PG&E Smart Meters Explode/ Burn/ Smoulder in Stockton, CA After Crash Causes Surge

STOCKTON, CA — Numerous media outlets are reporting that an inebriated driver in Stockton hit a pole yesterday, causing a powerful electrical surge that led dozens of “smart meters” to explode or catch fire. Excerpt from the Stockton Record on … Continue reading

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PG&E Suggested “Prozac” for Those Injured by Smart Meters– SCE Schemed Higher Fees to Force Smart Meters on the Poor

By Josh Hart, MSc Founder and Director,   Stop Smart Meters! New e-mails brought to light between Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reveal the extent of corruption and backroom dealing … Continue reading

Posted in California, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, Class Issues and Social Equality, CPUC, Democracy, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, Fires, health effects | 8 Comments

Man Dies in Dallas House Fire Attributed to Oncor Smart Meter

Last Monday night, another preventable tragedy unfolded as a 74-year-old Dallas man named James Humphrey Jr. was killed in a fire that his family is blaming on a recently installed Oncor smart meter. The victim’s family say the new smart … Continue reading

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