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ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire

ESB NETWORKS IS investigating what caused an electrical fire to break out on an overhead power line near Dublin’s Leeson Street Bridge last night. No-one was hurt in the incident, which happened at around 9.20pm outside the busy O’Briens pub. The fire – caused, according to the ESB, by a fault in the network –…
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Working in Shankill and Dalkey today

        Working in Shankill this morning. Then down to wholesalers in Blackrock to pick up some equipment for customers in Dalkey and Killiney. Moving thermostat in Shankill, then fixing wall lights in Dalkey. Installing security light in Killiney.
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Prevent Electrical Fires at Home

Prevent Electrical Fires at Home Posted on May 9, 2013 by Briana McDonald — 1 Comment ↓ On a sick day from work, I had been talking to my grandmother when our dishwasher  suddenly burst into flames. Thankfully, the electrical fire didn’t spread and actually defused itself before the firemen arrived. Apparently it was due…
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Risk Of Electric Shock Forces Philips To Recall LED Bulbs | EarthTechling

by Beth Buczynski An improperly fitted lead wire has caused The US Consumer Product Safety Commission to instruct consumers to stop using LED dimmable light bulbs from Philips Lighting. The company has subsequently instigated a recall for around 99,000 LED-based replacement lamps sold under its Endura and Ambient brands. Apparently, the lead wire in the housing of…
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South Boston Church Fire Caused By Electrical Short Circuit | WBUR

BOSTON — The Boston Fire Department says an electrical short circuit caused a five-alarm fire that gutted a South Boston church Wednesday. Investigators say a light fixture in the vestibule area behind the main altar of the St. John the Baptist Albanian Orthodox Church short circuited, causing the blaze. Eight firefighters suffered minor injuries in…
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