Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Fire Hazard

Portable Electric Heaters being recalled by Dyson due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Portable Electric Heaters are being recalled by Dyson Inc. because the heaters can short and overheat causing a potential fire hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee State Fire Marshal Urges Caution with Home Medical Oxygen

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN The presence of portable, medical oxygen in Tennessee homes has grown over the past decade, and so has the need for education about the fire hazards associated with its use. Medical oxygen adds a higher percentage of oxygen to the air a patient breathes. If a fire starts in an oxygen-enriched area, the material affected will burn more quickly.

“When more oxygen is present, any fire that starts will burn hotter and faster than usual,” State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak said. “Tennessee has seen an influx of preventable fires involving medical oxygen. It is crucial to follow safety precautions when medical oxygen is in use in a home.” «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

GE Brand Dehumidifiers now included in Gree Dehumidifier Recall Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report that Gree Electric Appliances has now expaned their dehumidifier recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers. The dehumidifiers are being recalled because they can overhead, smoke and catch fire posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

GE brand dehumidifier ADEW30LN is one of the models recalled.

GE brand dehumidifier ADEW30LN is one of the models recalled.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters recalled by Sears and Kmart Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Sears and Kmart have recalled the Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters because the broken motor mounts can cause the unit to overheat causing a fire and burn hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Sears Kmart Kenmore oscillating fan heater.

Sears Kmart Kenmore oscillating fan heater.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee State Fire Marshal says be Winter Weather Wise and Make Fire Safety a Priority

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The wave of harsh winter weather rolling through the Volunteer State is leaving a trail of destruction in its wake that includes home fires, frozen pipes, and power outages.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans how crucial it is to keep fire safety in mind during the winter months.

“The brutally cold conditions we have experienced this week can drastically increase fire risks during what is already a peak season for residential fires,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “It is crucial to make fire safety a priority in and around our homes to avoid the damage that can accompany frigid temperatures.” «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Google and HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports HP Chromebook 11 chargers being recalled by Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and Google Inc. The charger can overheat and meat causing a possible fire and burn hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

HP Chromebook 11 Chargers recalled because of overheating problem.

HP Chromebook 11 Chargers recalled because of overheating problem.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office urges Christmas Tree fire safety

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees in their homes to take care to keep them in water because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.

“Properly maintaining a cut Christmas tree’s moisture content of more than 100 percent by keeping it in water significantly reduces the chance that its needles will dry out and pose a fire hazard,” State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says.

YouTube Preview Image «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Southern Telecom Recalls A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that the A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets are being recalled by Southern Telecom due to a possible fire hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

A/C Adaptor for Polaroid PMID 709 Tablets

A/C Adaptor for Polaroid PMID 709 Tablets

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports APC Surge Protectors recalled by Schneider Electric Due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Schneider Electric is recalling APC 7 and 8 series SurgeArrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003 due to possible fire hazard. The surge protectors may overheat, melt and cause smoke and fire damage to property.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

APC 7 Series SurgeArrest surge protector

APC 7 Series SurgeArrest surge protector

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Gree recalls 12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; over 2.2 millions units recalled

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Gree Electric Appliances is recalling 12 brands of dehumidifiers because they can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. There has been more than $2 million in property damage reported.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

(L) Danby dehumidifier model DDR3011 and (R) Premiere dehumidifier model DDR65CHP are two of the models in this recall.

(L) Danby dehumidifier model DDR3011 and (R) Premiere dehumidifier model DDR65CHP are two of the models in this recall.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Page 1 of 712345...»

Personal Controls

Archives