The throttle pedal can stick in the open position, posing crash and injury hazards.
The deflation button can come unscrewed and result in loss of buoyancy, posing a drowning hazard.
The recalled vent kits installed on gas pool heaters are not the proper size and can allow carbon monoxide to leak, posing a CO poisoning hazard to consumers.
The heater can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
The unicorn horn on the rain boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The mattress fails to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
The climbing sticks can break due to a bolt failure on the center step, posing a fall hazard and risk of serious injury.
The three-prong AC wall plug adapters can break and expose the metal portion of the adapter, posing an electric shock risk.
An incorrectly wired chassis harness can cause an incorrect throttle control signal to the electric drive motor, which can cause the vehicle to accelerate unexpectedly, posing a crash hazard.
The brakes can fail, posing crash and injury hazards.
The small glass pendant light fixtures can detach from their electrical cord, causing the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.
A wire tie underneath the seat could damage the fuel line, posing a fire hazard.
The metal around the cord can become electrically charged if it contacts the USB wall charger plug prongs while charging, posing shock and fire hazards.
The children's sleepwear garments fail to meet the flammability standard for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The children's sleep sacks fail to meet the flammability standard for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The plastic clip on the nylon web band that is attached to the resistance band with a carabiner can break, posing a laceration hazard.
The metal blade of the slicer can detach, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.
The straps that fasten the bag to the bike seat can detach and get entangled in the rear wheel of the bike, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.
The upper front suspension arms can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Hydrogen gas can leak from the portable speaker battery when charging and the speaker can burst, posing an explosion hazard.
The french fry cutter's blade can detach, posing a laceration hazard.
The glass bowl can break, posing a laceration hazard.
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The products contain lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put the product on their skin or ingest it.
The workstation can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an injury hazard.
The top shelf can fall, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The wireless phone chargers can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard.
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 cooler's stainless-steel latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside the air tight container, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.
The generator's carbon canister can leak gas, posing a fire hazard.
The vehicle's fuel delivery system can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
The food dehydrator can overheat, posing a fire hazard
The coffee press' plunger knob can break and expose the metal rod, posing a laceration hazard.
The mugs were mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.
The canopy lights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Infant fatalities have occurred in the Rocking Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put it on their skin or ingest it.
The boiler heat exchanger back plate can corrode and leak flue gases, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to consumers.
The rug's shag cover fails to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard.
The steam dome on the toy train's engine car can come loose, posing a choking hazard
The espresso maker's handle can ignite from the flame of a gas stove, posing fire and burn hazards.
March 22, 2018: FDNY Engine Company Firefighter Michael R. Davidson, 37, killed and two other firefighters were seriously injured in a Harlem five-alarm fire; and York (PA) City Department of Fire/Rescue Services Firefighters Zachary Anthony, 29, and Ivan Flanscha, 50, were killed from a collapse at the scene of a multi-alarm fire that began the previous day.
The mission of the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co., Inc. is to strive for excellence in the performance of prevention of loss of life, personal injury and damage from fire, medical and other emergencies of any or all persons when called upon. We shall do this by maintaining a high standard of training and public education and act and perform in a safe, courteous and professional manner.
Volunteer firefighters display a flashing blue light to warn other motorists when they are responding to emergencies in their personal vehicles.
While Connecticut Motor Vehicle laws do not require motorists to pull over to the right, please be courteous and let them pass.
Remember: The faster we can get to the scene of a fire, an accident or a medical call, the sooner we can save lives. After all, you wouldn't want anyone to delay our response time if you needed to call 911, would you?
When you see the blue light, move to the right.
If you would like a patch please send a request, and $5, to
Sandy Hook Vol. Fire & Rescue Company
Attn Patch Request
PO Box 783
Sandy Hook CT 06482
HELP US FIND YOU FASTER!
IF WE CAN'T SEE YOUR HOUSE NUMBER FROM THE SEAT OF THE VEHICLES RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY, IT COULD DELAY OUR RESPONSE AS WELL AS THE RESPONSE OF OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICE PROVIDERS.
They can be purchased for $15, and will be designed to hang vertically or horizontally (your choice) on your mailbox post.
Stop by the firehouse any Monday night or call 203-270-4392 to place an order.