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Amazon devices have been some of the most popular of the holiday shopping season, but one of them might be a potential fire hazard.

Thousands of Ring Doorbell devices are being recalled, so you’ll want to check yours.

Here’s what you need to know:


The 2nd Generation Ring Video could be a fire hazard.


According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the 2020 Ring Video Doorbell 2nd Generation (model no. 5UM5E5) can be a fire or burn hazard when the incorrect screws are used for installation.

So far, there have been 85 incidents of overheating or minor burning.


Check your Ring Doorbell’s serial number.

Find out if your RIng is affected by this issue by checking your serial number at Ring’s recall website.



If yours is recalled, it doesn’t mean you take it back to the store.

Ring is responding to the issue by releasing new installation documents that specifically address the issue.

In a statement, Ring says, “If the doorbell is installed correctly, there is no risk to consumers or potential hazard present.”

You don’t need to return the Ring to the store; just follow the new instructions.


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