Ring Is Recalling Doorbells After Some Of Them Catch Fire

Ring is recalling hundreds of thousands of video doorbells after reports of them catching fire.

350,000 2nd generation Ring doorbells in the United States and 8,700 more in Canada of the $100 doorbells that were sold on Ring's website and on Amazon are affected.

"The video doorbell's battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards," the notice said.

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

"The safety of our customers is our top priority," Ring spokesperson Emma Daniels said in a statement. "Customers do not need to return their devices."

Ring users can check whether their doorbells are impacted by the recall at this link on the company's support website, by entering the model and serial number printed on the back of the device.

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