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Ring recalls 350,000 smart doorbells over fire concerns

Ring issued a recall Tuesday for hundreds of thousands of its smart doorbells after receiving several reports of the devices catching fire.

The recall affects around 350,000 2nd generation Ring doorbells sold in the US and roughly 8,700 more sold in Canada, according to a notice posted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. The video doorbells were sold on Ring’s website and on Amazon between June 2020 and October 2020, according to the notice.

“The video doorbell’s battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards,” the notice said. Read from source….