Portable generator recalled due to ‘fire and burn hazard’ - National
In a recall notice issued Thursday, Health Canada advised consumers to stop using specific models of two Generac portable generators and contact the company for a free repair kit.
Generac recalls around 64,000 portable generators amid hurricane season
Amid this year’s damaging hurricane season, with generators in demand, Generac Power Systems has recalled about 64,000 of its portable generators after more than two dozen reports of overheating, some of which resulted in severe burns, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a statement.
Generac is recalling around 64,000 generators that pose a fire and burn hazard
At least three incidents involving the recalled generators left people with severe burns. Generac is offering a free repair kit to consumers.(Image credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
Check your hurricane supplies: Portable generators sold at local stores recalled
As you make sure you have all of your hurricane supplies ready, there’s an important generator recall to keep an eye out for Monday.Generac power systems recalled 64,000 portable generators in the United States, after more than two dozen people reported overheating of their units, causing a burn hazard, according to a media release from the company.This recall involves Generac Portable Generators type GP15000E, with model numbers G0057341, G0057…
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