Tag: Burn

Fitbit Recalls Over One Million Ionic Smartwatches Over Burn Injury Risk

Google-owned Fitbit has recalled more than a million of its Ionic smartwatches following reports that overheating batteries had caused burn injuries, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Wednesday. The regulator said Fitbit had received at least 115 reports in the United States and 59 from overseas, including cases where the overheating led…


Firefighter Injured in Silverado Blaze Released from Hospital

SANTA ANA—One of two Orange County firefighters critically injured during the Silverado Fire near Irvine in October was released from a hospital Feb. 18. Dylan Van Iwaarden spent 114 days in the OC Burn Center at OC Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. Van Iwaarden, 26, and fellow firefighter Phi Le, 31, were critically injured…