Check your gas grill. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 663,000 gas grills sold at Lowe's Home Improvement the past four years because of a fire hazard.
In fact there are 40 reports of fires from these grills. In 23 of the cases the lids of the gas grills have caught fire. One person suffered a major eye injury which required surgery and there have reportedly been 21 other incidents where people suffered minor burns to their hands, arms or face.
The grills affected are the Perfect Flame SLG Series Gas Grills sold at Lowe’s September 2005 through May 2009 for between $200 and $550. They are stainless or painted black or grey metal. The following are the models affected:
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The model number can be found in the compartment under the cooking chamber.
If you have one of these grills you should stop using it and contact L.G. Sourcing to receive free replacement burners and, depending on the model of the grill owned, a free replacement lid. You can call (888) 840-9590 or visit this website for more information.