Over 1 million dehumidifiers recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Oak Hill, WV (WOAY) – Home appliance manufacturer Gree is recalling over 1.5 million dehumidifiers. 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been 23 reports of the appliances catching on fire. 

Consumers have also reported nearly 700 overheating incidents and $168,000 in property damage. 

Forty-two models are included in the recall. 

They were manufactured between January 2011 and February 2014 under numerous brand names, including Kenmore, GE, Soleus Air, Norpole, and Seabreeze. 

Anyone with a recalled dehumidifier should unplug it immediately and contact Gree for a refund. 

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