Hearth & Home Technologies Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due to Fire Hazard

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

Recall date: July 09, 2015
Recall number: 15-178
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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.

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.

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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(s)

Hearth & Home Technologies of Lakeville, Minn.

Manufactured in

USA

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