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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 cellphone battery can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 
The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.
The flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
The boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The fuel tap can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.
The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.
An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The metal trim on the furniture can detach from the edges and create sharp points, posing injury and laceration hazards.  
The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.  
The building sets corner welds can break, allowing the panels and frames to separate and release magnets during play. When released, exposed magnets can create a choking hazard.
Liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.
The dispensers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards.
The thin magnetic metal surface can separate from the product’s wooden board, posing a laceration hazard.
The fuel tank neck can crack or the wiring harness can overheat or short circuit, posing fuel leak and fire hazards. 
The LED light bulb’s base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
The women’s scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
The colored plastic tubes on the product may become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Fuel can leak into the headlight pod, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.
One of the five harness belts can unlock during use and allow the user to fall out of or be thrown from the vehicle, posing a risk of serious injury or death.
The front brake can detach, posing crash and injury hazards.
Parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy, posing a laceration hazard.
The glass beer mug can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards.
The refillable propane cylinders can leak propane gas, posing fire and explosion hazards.
Carbide rollers on the triggers can crack causing the weapon to discharge without trigger activation, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
The height adjusting carriage assembly can loosen and fall on the consumer, posing an impact hazard.
The rear axle can fail, posing fall and crash hazards to riders.
Air in the brake system can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the user or bystander.
The halogen bulbs sold with the chandeliers can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards.
The snap at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
The light shades can detach and fall, posing laceration and burn hazards.
The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).
The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).          
The Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.
The legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
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