Ring Recalls 350,000 Smart Doorbells Due To A Possible Fire Hazard


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Doorbell-Camera Company Ring Partners With Over 400 Police Departments, Raising Surveillance Concerns

Ring is recalling 350,000 video doorbells after reports of some of them catching fire.

Consumer Product Safety officials say "the video doorbell's battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation."

The $100 doorbells were sold on Ring's website and on Amazon between June 2020 and October 2020.

So far, Ring has received 23 reports of doorbells catching fire and causing property damage, as well as 8 reports of minor burns.