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Slow cooker being recalled

(Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission) (Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

WASHINGTON, DC (KAIT) – The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a slow cooker due to a fire hazard.

According to the CPSC, the Burlington Coat Factory Slow Cooker has been recalled because the control panel can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard.

CPSC says, Burlington Coat Factory has received 60 reports of the control panels smoking, melting, and sparking, and 3 reports of panels catching fire. Fourteen incidents have resulted in minor damage to countertops.

Consumers are asked to stop using the slow cooker immediately, and return it to Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund or store credit.

For more information including the model numbers on this recall, click here.

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