Solar Fire – Tweed Heads

Banora Point & Tweed Heads firefighters responded to a report of a unit fire on Kirkwood Rd, Tweed Heads South. Upon arrival, smoke was issuing from a solar DC isolator. Tweed Heads [...]

Walmart suing Tesla over solar fires

Walmart want Tesla to remove solar system on 240 Walmart stores due to solar fires Fearing for the safety of its customers, its employees, and the general public, and wishing to avoid further [...]

Residents angry – Canberra

An unoccupied display home caught fire on Kondelea Way about 10.30am on October 13, 2018 with the solar isolator switch in the garage identified as the cause. ACT Fire and Rescue’s fire [...]

Fire fighters want better safeguards

Firefighters want better safeguards when facing the dangers posed by the country’s fastest-growing source of renewable energy. Fire and Rescue NSW wants solar panels equipped with a power [...]

Solar Fire Parrearra, Sunshine Coast

A solar panel that caught fire has sparked an emergency response in a Sunshine Coast suburban street. The alarm was first raised at 11.21am after smoke started issuing from the solar panels on [...]

Solar fire Bli Bli, Sunshine Coast

Fire crews were called to a home in Bli Bli just after 8.30am after the panels caught fire. Paramedics also attended but did not treat anyone at the scene. Fire crews made safety checks to ensure [...]

Solar fire Townsville during flooding

A FIRE on the roof of an Idalia home has been extinguished before it could fully engulf the building. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said a solar panel on the roof of a [...]

Solar fire Pt Vernon

A QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Service crew was called to a Point Vernon home after reports of a house fire. The owner of the home told the QFES the fire started around wiring in a solar panel [...]

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