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Wed. Aug 13th 2014
LP council wary of fire training house burns

Marc Valero | Highlands TodayPublished: August 13, 2014LAKE PLACID — Plans by the Highlands County Fire Services to bur...

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Mon. Jun 16th 2014
LPVFD assists USPS with suspicious package drill

LPVFD along with Highlands County EMS and the Highlands County HazMat team conducted a suspicious package drill with the Unit...

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Fri. May 16th 2014
New ISO Rating

LPVFD has received word that following our latest ISO rating we now have 4/4x rating which is an improvement from our previou...

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
The parking brake cable can fail, posing a crash hazard.
The bike's frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube.
The snow blowers can overheat.
The ratchet handle can fail during use, releasing the secured load, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles.
The drywall lifts can fail during use, causing the load of drywall to fall onto the lift operator.
Parts of the wooden toys can become detached, resulting in small pieces that can pose a choking hazard to young children.
The recalled ROVs can catch fire while consumers are driving, posing fire and burn hazards to drivers and passengers.
The Impel and Impel 2 power packs’ lithium ion batteries can overheat and catch on fire during charging.
The red button on the Moogy plush toy’s left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The chair can tip over when leaning back.
The injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process.
When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child.
Water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle.
The helmet's plastic shell can crack where the straps attach, causing the helmet to shift and move on the wearer's head.
The lithium-ion batteries can overheat.
The fastener at the neck of the bat cape can fail to detach readily during use.
The band charging ports can produce an electrical charge to exposed skin
The rings can unexpectedly crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard to children.
All Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses.
The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a burn risk.
The T-shirts fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury to consumers.
The lounge wear fails to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The backrest can crack and detach, posing a fall hazard to the user.
When configured in a certain way, the panels can become non-responsive and connected detectors in the area can fail to detect and respond to an alarm.
The round plastic beads can break, posing a choking hazard.
The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
A nylon runner with a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use.
The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.
The carabiner can unexpectedly open and allow the rope to become detached, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.
The lopper handles can break when attempting to cut branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration.
The headlights and taillights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Conductive foreign material was mixed into the battery cells during manufacturing, posing a risk of fire.
The blue flywheel can shatter while in use and throw metal pieces into the air.
Cables damaged during manufacturing can come in contact with the metal body of the lamp.
The lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.
SRAM Recalls Zipp Bicycle Quick Releases Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
The hub flanges on the front hubs can fail, posing a crash and injury hazard.
The swivel fitting can separate from the hose, causing fuel to leak, posing a fire and explosion hazard.
The backrest can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
The brass-plated snap hooks used to connect the cover’s cables to the wall can break, posing a drowning risk.
A wiring malfunction can result in the burners failing to shut off, posing a fire hazard.
The batteries inside the clock can overheat due to defective battery springs located at the bottom of the battery compartment.
The throttle can fail to return to idle causing the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards.
The decorative wall plates can dislodge from the backplate and short circuit the outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock or fire.
The battery packs in the flashlights can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The mugs were mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.
A conductor on the pump motor can become exposed and electrify the aquarium water, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
The weather radio can overheat when plugged into an AC power outlet, posing a fire hazard.
The boiler can overheat and emit flue gases into the venting system and carbon monoxide can leak throughout the residence, posing a fire and carbon monoxide hazard to consumers.
Smoke can build up inside the firebox due to ash accumulation and the glass in the door can break, posing a laceration hazard.
The left leg of the bicycle fork can crack above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard.
The chair seat can detach, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The buttons on the front of the coat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The secondary reel can become stuck in the open position, causing the fit at the forefoot of the boot or tongue to loosen and posing a fall hazard.
The two-prong wall plug adapters for Australia/New Zealand/Argentina, Brazil, Continental Europe and Korea can break and expose the metal portion of the adapter, posing an electric shock risk.
Mold can be present on the boxes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
Mold can be present on the stems and bushes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
The recalled propane does not have sufficient levels of odorant to help alert consumers of a gas leak. Failure to detect leaking gas can present fire, explosion and thermal burn hazards.
The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children.
The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death to the operator.
The chairs can break at the base, posing fall hazard to the user.
The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades to the lamp housings can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration hazard.
The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested lead can cause adverse health effects.
The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of safety standards for helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
The ball bearings inside each side of the decorative rattle can be released, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The toy truck’s remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.
The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Eastwood Recalls Multi-Function Power Packs Due to Fire Hazard
The window shades can become dislodged from their brackets and fall, posing an impact hazard.
A short circuit allows the dive computer’s screen to freeze or display inaccurate information, posing a risk of serious injury to a diver underwater, including decompression sickness.
The vacuum’s electric cord plug prong can detach and remain in the electrical outlet when the vacuum is unplugged. The detached prong can pose an electrical shock hazard if it remains connected with the electrical outlet.
The AC power cords for Pro, Pro 2 & Pro 3 tablets can overheat, posing fire or shock hazards to consumers.
Improper wiring can allow melting of the insulation and cause the fixtures to short out, posing fire and shock hazards.
The glass containers can break unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury.
The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
The four suction cups on the underside of the rugs can fail to prevent slipping, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The metal discs that cover the tri-ply stainless steel cookware rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.
A defective USB charging hub can cause an electrical shock to the consumer when the charging station is connected to the electricity supply.
The Helen GX23 LED lamps can overheat, posing fire, burn and electric shock hazards.
Overinflated tires can cause the wheel rims to crack and send pieces of the plastic rim flying, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
The foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar can come off in fragments if the child bites the arm bar, posing a choking hazard.
The car seat carry handle can crack and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the infant.
The decorative cutouts on the ornament have sharp metal edges that pose a laceration hazard to consumers.
The product can get overloaded and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The legs on the stools can break, posing a fall hazard.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recalls Infant Bodysuits Due to Choking Hazard
The rubber ball on the drumsticks can detach or be unscrewed, posing a choking hazard.
The front wheel spoke assembly can fail, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.
The coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.
The screws connecting the seat and back to the base of the chair can detach, posing a fall hazard to the user.
18- and 20-inch tall models of the stool can break during use, posing a fall hazard.
The bicycle’s front wheel can detach due to improperly fitting retention washers, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
The legs on the chair can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The heating element can crack and water can get inside, posing a shock hazard.
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Swingasan Chairs and Stands Due to Fall Hazard
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