Ring Announces Recall Of Thousands Of Devices Over Fire Reports

Ring is recalling a major number of video doorbells because of a safety hazard.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says roughly 350-thousand of the devices are being recalled after reports about them catching fire. They were sold between June and October on Ring's website and Amazon. The notice explained the device's battery can overheat because of incorrect screws being used for installation.

Ring, a subsidiary of Amazon, noted it has received 23 reports of doorbells catching fire and causing damage to property, while several others were for minor burns. The devices being recalled are second gen.

The good news? You don’t have to return your device. Just check Ring’snew user guideand follow the revised instructions.


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