Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Fire Risk

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(Fire damage caused by faulty dehumidifier/Courtesy: CPSC.gov)

Twelve brands of dehumidifiers were recalled because of a fire risk.

More than $2 million in property damage has already been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Gree announced the recall Thursday, saying the devices can overheat, smoke and catch fire.

The dehumidifiers were sold under the brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.

A refund will be offered on affected models.

Click here for more information or to report an incident involving the product.

Gree may also be contacted at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here for the Gree website.

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