Ring has recalled about 350,000 video doorbells as the battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards.
This recall involves Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation), model number 5UM5E5 smart doorbell cameras.
According to the recall, Ring has received 85 incident reports of incorrect doorbell screws installed with 23 of those doorbells igniting, resulting in minor property damage. The firm has received eight reports of minor burns.
Consumers can determine if their doorbell is included in this recall by entering the doorbell’s serial number at http://support.ring.com/ring-2nd-gen-recall. Only Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) models with certain serial numbers are included.