Fred's Recalls Charcoal Grills Due to Fire Hazard

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 09, 2017

The Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Fred’s Stores of Tennessee, Inc. of Memphis, TN has voluntarily issued a recall of the Mini barrel charcoal grills. The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves Living Traditions mini barrel charcoal grills. The black steel grills measure about 18” by 15” x 18 1/2”.They have a black handle on the lid and one on each side, and at the front a heat gauge and a silver latch. Model number SXB1501 and UPC code 00000 19877 are printed on the product’s packaging.

The grills were sold at Fred’s stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from January 2017 through June 2017 for about $22.

Fred’s has received two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage has been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the grill to any Fred’s Store for a full refund.

For more information, please visit: www.fredsinc.com and click on “Recall Information”.

 

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