About 2,500 Heat-N-Glo® and Heatilator® Corner Unit Series indoor gas fireplaces have been recalled by Hearth & Home Technologies of Lakeville, Minn. The back of the firebox can bow out, posing a fire hazard. 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; and GDCR4136I. There have been two reported incidents involving charring and minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
The fireplaces were sold at fireplace stores from March 2008 through November 2014 for $1,200 to $8,000. 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 company’s dealers are contacting known purchasers. 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. Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Hearth-and-Home-Technologies-Recalls-Gas-Fireplaces/
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