Warning: DirecTV Receivers catching Fire

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Warning: DirecTV Receivers catching Fire

Post by tvroadmin » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:53 pm

Family Demands Answers After DirecTV Satellite Equipment Catches Fire

CHICAGO (CBS)– A southwest suburban family said their DirecTV satellite box caught fire. Now, the family wants answers.

“I was scared, I was scared,” Christine Cerezo said.

Cerezo said a surge sent flames shooting out of her family’s DirecTV satellite equipment, causing it to catch fire.


“My first thought was to grab the baby and go, get out,” Cerezo said.
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Re: Warning: DirecTV Receivers catching Fire

Post by tvroadmin » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:02 am

Keep a fire extinguisher nearby or the sucker might burn down your house. :jumping

Has DirecTV heard of the fuse? Apparently :sayno

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuse_(electrical)
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Re: Warning: DirecTV Receivers catching Fire

Post by dl76 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:09 pm

Having done electrical work for over 25 years. Any appliance and or electronics can cause this. Those glade scented plugins are the worst I have seen over 20 or so of those things burn up an outlet.

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