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News around the State

December 02, 2019

Pensacola woman allegedly set boyfriend's home on fire after catching him cheating

December 02, 2019

Beefy King arson: Suspect arrested in fire at iconic restaurant

December 02, 2019

Investigators: St. Pete Strip Mall Fire was Arson

December 02, 2019

Sarasota man accused of a string of burglaries and arson pleads not guilty

December 02, 2019

Meanwhile in Florida: Man Loses Card Game, Sets Winner’s Car on Fire With Him Inside

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Recalls and Investigations

June 03, 2019

Target recalls own-brand Lightning cables over fire risk

Target has issued a recall for 90,000 of its Heyday Lightning cables after it received over a dozen reports of the cables smoking, sparking, or igniting, MacRumors reports. According to a recall notice issued by the United State Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been two reports of people suffering finger burns from the cables, and they can also pose a shock hazard.

May 29, 2019

Not one we probably need to worry about in Florida - But in Case - Artic Cat recalls some of its snowmobiles

This recall involves all Model Year 2018 and 2019 Arctic Cat snowmobile models M8000, XF8000, ZR8000, and Norseman X8000. The vehicles were produced in a variety of color combinations and track lengths. The vehicles all have 8000 on each side of the front hood/side panel area and ARCTIC CAT on the rear snow-flap. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the snowmobile tunnel near the right foot rest. 

Arctic Cat has received 70 reports of melting plastic around the exhaust outlet area and four reports of the plastic catching fire. No injuries have been reported. 

May 29, 2019

Greenfield World Trade Recalls Food Dehydrators Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves the Excalibur EZ DRY 5-tray food dehydrator with model number TTEVM50W or EVM50W. The 600W electric dehydrator is white, weighs 7 pounds and is about 12 inches tall by 15 inches wide. It has a temperature dial with an on/off switch on the front and a vented see-through lid at the top. The model number and embossed date code are printed on a white label on the underside of the unit.  The date code for the TTEVM50W model is 3217 and for the EVM50W model the date code is 4017 or 4516.

May 15, 2019

GM Recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks

General Motors is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires.

The recall covers some 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 trucks equipped with Duramax 6.6-liter diesel engines and an optional engine-block heater, including 324,000 U.S vehicles. The engine block heater cord or the terminals may short circuit and fail, GM said.

April 04, 2019

NHTSA looking into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles

The probes cover the 2011 through 2014 Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe, the 2011 through 2014 Kia Optima and Sorento, and the 2010 through 2015 Kia Soul.

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