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CPSC issues recall of portable ACs

UNDATED (WDAM) - A fire hazard has prompted the recall of nearly half a million portable air conditioners.

The recall involves three models of LG portable air conditioners.  They can overheat and pose a fire hazard, the CPSC said.

LG electronics has received four reports of fires that have caused nearly $400,000 in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

The units were sold from February of 2011 through August of 2016.

For more details on the recall, contact LG at www.lgportablerecall.com or call, toll free, 1-855-791-0808.

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