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Heaters being recalled due to fire and burn hazards

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The recall involves about 42,500 oscillating fan heaters sold by Sears and Kmart from September 2013 - November 2013.

'Kenmore' is printed on the front bottom of the fan heaters.   The model number 127.90914310 is printed on a silver sticker on the bottom of the unit. 

The heaters are gray and white, measure about 12 inches tall by 9 inches wide, have two dials at the top for temperature and fan speed and a red on-off button on the front base.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says people should stop using these fans immediately and unplug them.

The fans can be returned to any Sears or Kmart for full refund.

Call Sears/Kmart toll-free at (888) 820-3341 from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, and 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CST on Saturday for more information.

You can also visit their websites at www.sears.com and www.kmart.com and click on 'Product Recall'.

Sears and Kmart have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries.   The Injuries include one report of smoke inhalation and one report of a blister to a consumer's finger.

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