Baker blames “faulty” smart meter for huge blaze

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15th February

Baker blames ‘faulty’ smart meter for huge blaze

By Peter Magill  @peter_magillSpecial Correspondent

https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/17435136.baker-blames-faulty-smart-meter-for-huge-blaze/

A DOG bakery was destroyed in a massive blaze allegedly sparked by a poorly-fitted smart meter, it has been claimed.

Diane Murphy, 44, of Great Harwood-based Millie and Ruby’s, insists an engineer for E.ON failed to install the meter correctly – causing it to ‘overheat and burst into flames’.

She commissioned a forensic investigator who says two screws connecting wires to the unit had not been tightened fully – causing it to arc.The baker is now considering suing the energy giant after losing £70,000 in lost trade and cancelled contracts. 
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