Toyota Issues Fire Related Recall


Toyota has issued a recall affecting 2016-2018 Prius vehicles. Approximately 192,000 vehicles in the U.S. will be involved in this recall. A portion of the wiring harness could come in contact with the cover at the Hybrid Vehicle Power Control Unit connection which can short circuit and may result in an engine compartment fire.

According the National Highway and Safety Administration’s website, Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine wire harness assembly and replace it if damage is found. A protective sleeve or protective tape will be included to prevent any future damage. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is
expected to begin September 28, 2018.

To see if your Prius is involved in this recall you may enter your VIN at
Prius Owners can also call Toyota Customer Service at 1-888-331-4331.

9/11 – Honoring the Heroes

Everyone at Jack Ward Fire Consultants would like to take a moment to remember the Heroes that lost their lives across our nation on  September 11, 2001.

Please join us today in honoring the victims and their families of that tragic day which will be forever engraved on our hearts.


Cincinnati Blue Goose 6th Annual Golf Outing is a Success

The Cincinnati Blue Goose Pond was able to raise enough money through this year’s golf outing to donate $4,000.00 to the following charities:

Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields
Cincinnati Chapter of the ALS Society
Cincinnati VA Fisher House
Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer Association
Family friend of a Blue Goose member who is raising his son with
Type 1 diabetes.
 Alex’s Lemonade Stand (funds research for pediatric cancer).
Cincinnati Ronald McDonald House

We are proud to be a part of this annual event and look forward to next year!

Volkswagon Issues Fire Recall for 2018 Tiguans

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling approximately 45,457 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles with sunroofs manufactured since December 2016. The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature.

To see if your Tiguan is included in this recall visit and enter your VIN into the search bar.

For more information owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).

Independance Day 2018 – Offices Closed

Jack Ward Fire Consultants would like to wish you and your family a
Happy Fourth of July!  Our offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

As we celebrate our nation’s freedom today, we honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Did you know that on average 280 people go to the emergency room daily during the month of July due to firework related injuries? Please remember to practice Firework Safety while celebrating with friends and family this year.
For tips on Firework Safety visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website: