Wall ovens recalled due to fire hazard

February 8, 2013 By    

Prizer Painter Stove Works has recalled three BlueStar residential wall oven models that are designed for use with liquid propane or natural gas. Prizer Painter Stove Works issued the recall after receiving a report of a fire that resulted in property damage. No injuries were reported in the incident.

According to the company, some of the BlueStar wall ovens have been improperly installed. Some have damaged flexible gas appliance connectors that pose a fire hazard.

Prizer Painter Stove Works estimates that 940 of the models in question are currently in use. The three models are the 24-inch with a swing door; the 30-inch with French doors; and the 36-inch with French doors. The stoves were sold at appliance stores and kitchen equipment dealers throughout the United States between January 2008 and November 2012.

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Kevin Yanik was a senior editor at LP Gas Magazine.

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