WASHINGTON Dec 8 Masterbuilt Manufacturing Inc
is recalling about 41,000 gas-fired smokers because a fuel hose
can disconnect and pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission said on Thursday.
The Columbus, Georgia-based company has received five
reports of the hose on the 7-in-1 smokers carrying the
Masterbuilt or Cabela's logo coming loose during use. There was
one report of property damage from a fire, the commission said
in a statement.
The smoker, which was manufactured in China, was sold at
stores and online from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150
to $200. The recall also includes about 300 units in Canada, the
Customers are urged to stop using the smoker and contact
Masterbuilt for a replacement hose.
(Reporting by Ian Simpson, editing by G Crosse)