Hearth & Home Technologies Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due to Fire Hazard

Jul 09, 2015, 10:25 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Hearth-and-Home-Technologies-Recalls-Gas-Fireplaces/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Heat-N-Glo® and Heatilator® Corner Unit Series indoor gas fireplaces

Hazard: The back of the firebox can bow out, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Hearth & Home Technologies at (800) 883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.hearthnhome.com and click on Notices for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,500

Description: This recall involves Heat-N-Glo® and Heatilator® Corner Unit Series indoor gas fireplaces. The fireplaces are LP or NG-fueled corner units with tempered glass fronts. The following model numbers are printed on the unit rating plate, located near the controls used to operate the units, and in the instruction manual.

LCOR-36TRB-IPI

RCOR-36TRB-IPI

GDCL4136I

GDCR4136I

Incidents/Injuries: There have been two reported incidents involving charring and minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gas fireplaces and contact the fireplace store where the unit was purchased to arrange for a free inspection and installation of a correction kit. The firm's dealers are contacting known purchasers.

Sold at: Fireplace stores from March 2008 through November 2014 for $3,500 to $5,000.  

Manufacturer: Hearth & Home Technologies of Lakeville, Minn.

Manufactured in: USA

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