General Motors Recalls Approximately 10,000 Vehicles due to Fire Hazard
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall of 9,389 Chevrolet and GMC vehicles by General Motors, LLC. (GM) due to a fuel system defect, which can cause road contaminants and water to become trapped in the fuel filter pipe's protective conduit. This may cause the pipe to corrode and result in fuel leakage during refueling. This recall includes model year 2003 to 2004…
GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled washers and contact GE Appliances for a free repair.
Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by 10 Firms Due to Fire Hazard
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact the recalling company to return their hoverboard for a full refund, a free repair or a free replacement depending on the model.
HP recalls 101,000 more laptop batteries due to fire hazards
The Galaxy Note 7 recall is probably the most prominent case where a device manufacturer had to recall and cancel a product on account of fire hazards. But it’s not just smartphone batteries that c…
Brower Recalls Top Hatch Egg Incubators Due to Fire Hazard
The following is a copy of a recent product recall announcement released by the Consumer Product Safety Council on January 2, 2013. We are sharing this recall announcement with our readers since we provide coverage and risk management services to many commercial farm and egg operations throughout the U.S. If you suspect that you have one of these recalled egg incubators be sure to stop using it and contact the manufacturer immediately. via losscontrol.westfieldinsurance.com
170,000 rechargeable power banks for smart phones, tablets recalled due to fire hazard
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - Nearly 170,000 rechargeable power banks for smart phones and tablets are being recalled nationwide due to fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports importer Daniel M. Friedman & Associates has received three reports of the chargers overheating. One report includes a house fire which caused up to $150,000 in property damage, though no injuries have been reported.
YOU SHOULD KNOW: H&M recalls children's bathrobes due to fire hazard
On Monday H&M recalled its children's hooded bathrobes because it failed to meet flammability standards for kid's sleepwear, posing a burn risk.
How Jackson Residents Can Prevent Fire Hazards in the Home
There are many precautions Jackson residents can take to prevent fire hazards at home. Learn five ways you can keep your family safe from a fire.
Nissan Recall: What You Need To Know About The Recall Affecting Nearly Four Million Vehicles
Nissan has announced a massive recall of nearly 4 million cars over issues involving the vehicles’ airbags. The company disclosed that 3.2 million vehicles sold in the United States were ...
Lime recalls some scooters due to fire concerns
Lime, the electric scooter and bike-share startup, has pulled some of its scooters from the streets of Los Angeles, San Diego and Lake Tahoe. That’s because of two hardware challenges the company has experienced, Lime wrote in a blog post last night. In August, Lime says it became aware of a …
UPDATE: 20 homes evacuated due to fire in Lackawanna
According to an official from the City of Lackawanna, about 20 homes have been evacuated on Lincoln Avenue.
Westbound Alvernon exit off I-10 closed due to brush fire
Westbound Alvernon exit off I-10 reopens after brush fire
I-10 and US 90 closures in Mississippi due to woods fire
Woods fire on 90 near Franklin Creek Road is currently causing delays on 10 WB in Mississippi. State troopers report that the the fire started in the woods, then jumped US 90, eventually catching a median on fire on I-10 and causing traffic delays. I-10 WB
Bodum Recalls Stove Top Espresso Makers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled espresso makers and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact Bodum to receive a prepaid mailer to return the espresso maker for a full refund.
College Highway/Route 10 in Southampton closed due to utility pole fire
Traffic is being rerouted along College Highway near the Southampton Fire Department on College Highway
Air quality map: See how the air will be this week due to the Kincade fire
This interactive map shows the forecast air quality for the next three days.
Report: More Than 100 Dead in Iran Protests Due to Sniper Fire
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is celebrating a "victory" over protesters who turned out en masse to demonstrate against a doubling of fuel prices. What exactly he's celebrating is unclear. Is it the 106 protesters Amnesty International is claiming were gunned down by snipers? Reuters: Iranian P...
Part of Interstate 20 in Bossier City closed due to 18 wheeler fire
BOSSIER CITY, La. - Drivers using Interstate 20 in Bossier City are urged to use caution Tuesday morning following a big rig fire overnight. According to the Louisiana Department of
What areas are under mandatory evacuation due to the Blue Cut fire
Mandatory evacuation areas for the Blue Cut fire, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, include:• Wrightwood• Wrightwood from San Bernardino County Line to J…
How Gainesville wants to adjust plans for police, fire and parks due to growth
Gainesville’s population is expected to grow by about 55 percent over the next 20 years, and services like the police and fire departments, as well as parks, will have to adjust.