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SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND - AUGUST 28: A doorbell device with a built-in camera made by home security company Ring is seen on August 28, 2019 in Silver Spring, Maryland. These devices allow users to see video footage of who is at their front door when the bell is pressed or when motion activates the camera. According to reports, Ring has made video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them access to camera footage with the homeowners’ permission in what the company calls the nation’s 'new neighborhood watch.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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’s new user guide and follow the revised instructions.
Source: Engadget