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Thu. May 29th 2014
Fire Safety with Paula Teachers and Associates

On Thursday May 29th, 2014 at 10:30am members of the Carbon VFD went to teach fire safety to Adults with mental diabilities. ...

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Tour of U.S. Foods Facility

     A few members of the Carbon Fire Department had the opportunity to gather recently for a walk-throug...

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Members Practice Vehicle Rescue Basics

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Dirt Devil Recalls Hand Vac Turbo Tool Accessory Due to Laceration Hazard
The interior fan of the Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the housing.


Children’s Pajamas Recalled by KTM North America for Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.


Melville Direct Recalls Aquarium Motion Lamps Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Bits & Pieces (Recall Alert)
The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in, posing a fire hazard.


Dream on Me Recalls 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle Due to Fall and Suffocation Hazards
The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate.


Flow Sports Inc. Recalls Snowboard Bindings Due to Fall Hazard
A pin can disengage and cause the binding to open.


Cosco Recalls Convertible Hand Trucks Due to Injury Hazard
The wheel hub can separate or break and eject pieces during inflation, posing a risk of injury to the consumer and bystanders.


Kenmore Electric Ranges Recalled by Electrolux Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop.


Safe Step Walk-In Tubs Recalled by Oliver Fiberglass Products and NuWhirl Systems Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
A towel or other item covering the seat of an empty tub can cause the seat to overheat.


Fanimation Recalls Brewmaster Ceiling Fans Due to Risk of Injury
The hub holding the Fanimation Brewmaster Ceiling fan blades can separate while operating in reverse. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.


Pressmaster Recalls Cable Stripping Tool Due to Impact Hazard
The tools plastic end cap can fly off from the product with force either during use or while in storage, posing an impact hazard.


Tommy Bahama Recalls Hula Girl Cocktail Shaker and Glass Sets Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
The glass shaker can break or shatter unexpectedly.


Hayneedle Recalls Fiber Optic Lighted Christmas Trees Made by East-West Basics Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.


SCOTT Recalls Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard
The bicycle helmet cannot properly protect from falls, posing a head injury. The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards.


Jackco Transnational Recalls ZETA Battery Pack Due to Fire Hazard
The battery pack can overheat, split apart and melt the battery pack's enclosure, posing a fire hazard.


SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail and cause rider to crash.


KTM North America Recalls KTM Brand and Husqvarna Brand Enduro Motorcycles Due to a Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The front fork pistons can become stuck within the fork leg and cause the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.


Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge
The Kidde Zytel disposable fire extinguishers can fail to fully discharge during a fire emergency, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.


System Sensor Recalls Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard
The System Sensor i4 Series COSMO-2W and COSMO-4 combination smoke/CO alarms can fail to detect carbon monoxide in the home. This poses a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.


Marin Mountain Bikes Recalls Children’s Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Handlebars Can Loosen
The handlebars on the 2014 Marin MBX 50 and Tiny Trails bicycles can loosen and separate while in use. This can cause the rider to lose control.


Mima Recalls Moon 3-In-1 High Chairs Due to Fall and Impact Hazard
The seat can dislodge, allowing the seat and child to fall, and the chair can fall on a child crawling underneath the seat.


Airplane and Butterfly Push Toys Recalled by LS Import Due to Choking Hazard
The wheels of the airplane, and the balls at the tip of the butterfly’s antenna can detach.


Sea Gull Lighting Recalls Chandeliers Due to Injury Hazard
The chandelier’s screw collar that holds the chandeliers to the ceiling mount can break causing the chandelier to fall and injure bystanders.


Children’s Pajamas and Robes Recalled by Lazy One Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
The robes and owl print footed pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear.


Lifesmart Recalls Lifepro Brand Portable Mini Space Heaters Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
The back plate can detach when removing the heater from the outlet.


Family Dollar Stores Recall Tough Treadz Auto Carrier Toy Sets Due to Laceration Hazard
The die-case metal cars may have sharp edges that pose a laceration hazard.


Performance Packaging Recalls Children’s Food Pouch Attachment Due to Choking Hazard
The tube of the pouch topper that screws onto the food pouch can separate from the round base, posing a choking hazard to young children


Gibbs Sports Amphibians Recalls Quadski Amphibious Vehicles Due to Injury Risk
The handlebar on the Quadski and Quadski XL can fail and cause the operator to lose control of steering and braking.


Sunbeam Recalls Holmes Oil Filled Heaters Due to Scald Hazard
The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil.


Vosges Haut-Chocolat Recalls Festival of Lights Gift Box Sets Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
The plastic menorah can catch fire if candles are allowed to burn to the base of the menorah.


Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard
CEROS 550 5-inch, CEROS 650 6-inch and CEROS 680 6-inch electric sanders can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.


Hunters’ Tree Stands Recalled by Primal Vantage Due to Fall Hazard
The aluminum platform can break, causing the user to fall and suffer serious injuries.


Johnson Health Tech Recalls Matrix Fitness Strength Training Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injury, Laceration and Fall Hazards
The handle attachment on five models of Matrix Fitness Varsity series strength training machines can detach during use.


La-Z-Boy Recalls Control Wands Sold With Silver Luxury Lift Chairs Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
The wand that controls the chair's movements can overheat.


CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard
Cleaners may be mislabeled "Does not contain ammonia" but may, creating a chemical hazard. If mixed with other chemicals, could produce toxic gases.


NPD Furniture Recalls Dining Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
The chair leg can break unexpectedly, causing the person sitting in the chair to fall.


IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment
The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.


Pro Performance Recalls SKLZ Resistance Trainers Due to Risk of Severe Injury
A weld on a ring on the resistance trainer's belt can break during use and cause the resistance trainer's flexible cord to quickly and unexpectedly retract and hit an exercise partner who is holding the other end.


Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Star Ride Kids Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
The girls' pajama sets pose a risk of burn injuries to children.


CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Exclusively at Hobby Lobby
The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.


Olympic Mountain Products Recalls Tealight Wax Warmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Recall Alert)
The tealights in the warmers can burn with an erratic or high flame.


Keurig Recalls MINI Plus Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard
Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.


James Trading Group Recalls Croker Kids Fleece Panel Hoodie Due to Strangulation Hazard (Recall Alert)
Hoddies have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children.


Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation
The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.


BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Kids’ Hoodies Due to Strangulation Hazard
The hoodies have a drawstring around the neck area which is a strangulation hazard for children.


Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies with Ponies Due to Strangulation Hazard
A drawstring through the hood of the hoodies can pose a strangulation hazard to children.


Yamaha Recalls YZ250 Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Risk of Injury, Death (Recall Alert)
The engine of 2015 model numbers YZ250FFL and YZ250FFW competition off-road motorcyles can lock up during operation, causing a rider to lose control and crash.


Giggles International Recalls Animated Monkey Toy Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores
The toy's battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit.


Schneider Electric Recalls PowerPact J-Frame Circuit Breakers Due to Fire, Burn, Electrical Shock Hazards
The circuit breakers will not trip during an overload condition.


Wegmans Food Markets Recalls Moody Face Stress Balls Due to Choking Hazard
The rubber stress balls can break into pieces when squeezed.


WindowTex Recalls Custom Roller Shades Due to Risk of Injury
A steel pin in the shade's idler can become dislodged and cause the shade to fall, posing a risk of injury from impact.


Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury
Helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard.


GCI Outdoor Recalls to Repair Stadium Seats Due to Risk of Injury
The backrest on BleacherBack stadium seats can fail.


Ethan Allen Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Electrical Shock
A defect in the line cord insulation can cause an electrical shock.


Lenovo Recalls Computer Power Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
The AC power cord sold with IdeaPad and Lenovo brand can overheat.


Nordstrom Recalls Open Vest Sweaters Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
The Leith brand sweater vests fail to meet federal flammability requirements. This poses a burn hazard to consumers.


Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard
The play yard’s rails can collapse presenting a strangulation hazard to young children.


Horizon Hobby Recalls HobbyZone Super Cub S Radio-Controlled Aircraft Due to Fire Hazard
Power supply units and chargers for the HobbyZone Super Cub S radio-controlled aircraft can overcharge the battery, posing a risk of fire and property damage.


Salsa Cycles Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Risk of Fall Hazard
The bicycle fork can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.


Eaton Recalls Electrical Meter Breakers Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)
The MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker’s electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard.


Felt Bicycles Recalls Cyclocross Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury
The frame of the bicycle could break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.


Daikin Recalls Air Purifiers Due to Fire Hazard
The air purifier’s circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.


Pro Armor Recalls Doors for Polaris RZR 800 and 900 Utility Vehicles Due to Impact, Laceration Hazards
The latch pin can disengage from the latch and allow the door to open while the vehicle is moving.


Goal Zero Recalls Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard
The battery packs can overcharge, overheat, bulge and melt. One fire reported.


Tyco Fire Protection Recalls Simplex Fire Alarm Control Panels Due to Failure to Activate (Recall Alert)
A defective chip in certain alarm panels produced between 3/15/2014 – 6/20/2014 and used exclusively in commercial settings can cause premature battery failure and prevent activation of devices during alarm conditions.


Bob-Cat Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The steering control arm component can break during normal use, causing driver to lose control and crash.


Leatherman Recalls Children’s Multi-Tool Due to Laceration Hazard
The lock mechanism on the optional knife blade can inadvertently release the blade.


Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard
11 models of strollers being recalled due to a child’s finger getting pinched in the folding hinge on the stroller.


Hoppe’s Recalls Semi-Auto Bore Cleaner Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement
Bottles have a child-resistant cap that can become loose. Chemicals in this product can cause skin irritation, internal injury or death if ingested.


Mohawk Recalls Rugs Due To Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at The Home Depot
The rugs fail to meet federal standards or lack the required labeling.


AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard
AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard


Olympus Recalls Digital Audio Recorders Due to Burn Hazard
The DS-5500 recorders can overheat when they are charging.


Black Diamond Equipment Recalls Whippet Ski Poles Due to Risk of Injury
The stainless steel pick in the ski's handgrip can break and fail to slow or stop users from sliding downhill on a snow or ice covered slope.


CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby
The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax.


Tankless Water Heaters Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Manufactured by Daesung Celtic Enersys; Distributed Exclusively by Challenger Supply Holdings
Coaire and Quietside brand gas water heaters can overheat.


Venmar Ventilation Expands Recall of Air Exchangers Due to Fire Hazard
The motor in the air exchangers with and without heat recovery can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.


Ventamatic Recalls Cool Draft Misting Fans Due to Risk of Fire and Electric Shock
The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing fire and electric shock hazards.


Aqua Lung Expands Recall of Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard
The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency.


McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Themed Whistles Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazards
Components inside of the whistle can detach.


Folding Lounge Chairs Recalled by 4Seasons Due to Fall Hazard; Sold exclusively at Ross Stores
The chair can tip or recline too quickly, posing a fall hazard.


Visonic Recalls Amber Personal Emergency Response Pendants and Kits Due to Pendant Battery Failure
An accelerated circuit drain of the Visonic Amber MCT-212 GS LA S (315) ENR pendants and Visonic Amber Kits GS LA (315) KIT2 pendant battery can result in a shorter than expected “low battery” warning period, from 30 days down to a nine day warning period


Cost Plus World Market Recalls Modular Storage Bars Due to Injury Hazard
When weight is applied to the storage bar, the screws holding the mounting plate can pull out of the bar allowing the storage bar to fall, posing an injury hazard.


Tectron International Recalls USB Chargers Due to Fire Hazard
The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.


Waterway Plastics Recalls Spa Drain Suction Covers Due to Risk of Entrapment
The Waterway Plastics Designer Pro Series model 640-52XX S suction covers can become disengaged. This poses an entrapment hazard.


Cane Creek Recalls Bicycle Shocks Due to Risk of Injury
The shock absorber is marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for High Speed Rebound (HSR), posing a fall hazard to a rider.


Meijer Recalls Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard
The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle.


Arctic Cat Recalls Single-Rider and 2UP ATVs Due To Crash Hazard
Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard.


Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
Weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.


American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
On 2014 Pioneer 700 vehicles, vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate, make contact with the exhaust system and ignite.


Sanus Simplicity Television Wall Mounts Recalled by Milestone AV Technologies Due to Impact Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco
The nut securing the television to the main arm assembly can loosen causing television to become detached from the arm assembly, posing an impact hazard.


Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard
The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges.


Michaels Stores Recalls Folding Tables Due to Fall Hazard
The folding table can collapse if someone sits on it, posing a falling hazard.


Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard
In cold temperatures, P-09 bicycle helmets can fail to protect the wearer.


Dimension Industries Recalls Sling Café Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Recall Alert)
The recalled chairs can break due to a missing a metal washer plate under the seat, posing a fall hazard to consumers.


Rejuvenation Recalls Hanging Lamps Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)
The cord system can fail to support the pendant's weight, causing it to fall.


Fluid Handling Recalls Low Water Cut-Off Control Units for Hot Water or Steam Boilers Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert)
The ground wire and probe wires could be incorrectly assembled in the units by the manufacturer, posing fire and explosion hazards.


PAB Two Recalls Bed Bug Heat Treatment Systems Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
The flexible, electrical conducting strip at the top of the heating element can break at the corners after multiple setups, posing an electrical fire hazard.


Fiskars Recalls Bypass Lopper Shears Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot
The Fiskars model 6954, titanium bypass loppers can break while in use. Eleven reports of incidents, some resulting in bruising and lacerations.


KYMCO Recalls ATVs Due to Burn, Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)
The fuel cap on select models can fail to vent properly causing the fuel tank to rupture or the fuel to boil out of the tank.


Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard
The butterfly wing decorations on the Koala Baby girls' sandals can rip and detach.


Women’s Scarves Recalled by Zazou Scarves Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
The sheer 100% silk scarves fail the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury.




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