Dehumidifiers recalled due to serious fire and burn hazards - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Dehumidifiers recalled due to serious fire and burn hazards

(Source: CPSC) (Source: CPSC)
(WTOL) -

A dehumidifier recall you need to know about. Midea is recalling several dehumidifiers due to a serious fire and burn hazard.

So far, the company has received 38 reports of smoke and fire totaling in about $4.8 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported. 

The dehumidifiers were sold at Lowes, Menards, PC Richard and other stores nationwide from January 2003 through December 2013 for between $100 and $300. To determine if your dehumidifier has been recalled, enter the model number at https://www.recallrtr.com/dehumidifier

If you have one of the recalled dehumidifiers, you should immediately turn it off and unplug it. Then contact GD Midea for either a replacement unit or a partial refund. Consumers whose dehumidifiers were manufactured before October 1, 2008 will receive a partial refund, not a replacement. The manufacturing dates can be found on the back of the units. 

You can contact GD Midea at 800-600-3055 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.midea.com/us/ and click on Product Recall for more information.   

Copyright 2016 WTOL. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • breaking

    Sumrall High School to boost police presence after social media threat

    Sumrall High School to boost police presence after social media threat

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:26 AM EST2018-02-22 14:26:30 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    An increased police presence will be posted at Sumrall High School Thursday after a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>

    An increased police presence will be posted at Sumrall High School Thursday after a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>
  • Laurel to undergo $5 million water and sewer project

    Laurel to undergo $5 million water and sewer project

  • Hattiesburg pastor reacts to passing of Billy Graham

    Hattiesburg pastor reacts to passing of Billy Graham

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-02-22 05:03:54 GMT
    Pastor Jeff Clark of Hattiesburg's Venture Church. Photo credit WDAM.Pastor Jeff Clark of Hattiesburg's Venture Church. Photo credit WDAM.

    A Hub City minister is reacting to the death of the Rev. Billy Graham, the most widely-heard Christian evangelist in history.   He died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina at the age of 99.  Pastor Jeff Clark of Hattiesburg's Venture Church said Graham was a humble man of integrity who would be missed. "Billy Graham is who all of us wanted to be like," said Clark, who once saw Graham in person while he was a seminary student in Dallas ...

    More >>

    A Hub City minister is reacting to the death of the Rev. Billy Graham, the most widely-heard Christian evangelist in history.   He died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina at the age of 99.  Pastor Jeff Clark of Hattiesburg's Venture Church said Graham was a humble man of integrity who would be missed. "Billy Graham is who all of us wanted to be like," said Clark, who once saw Graham in person while he was a seminary student in Dallas ...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly