Portable Inverter Generators Recalled
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
Westinghouse is recalling their
portable inverter generators due to possible fire hazards. This recall affects around 4,500 generators
can overheat and cause a fire hazard to the consumer. The generator is
the Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used
to power cell phones, appliances and other electronic devices. There have
been four reports of the generators overheating and then catching on fire.
No injuries have been reported. The recalled generator weighs about 49
pounds and measures around 20 inches long by 18 inches wide and 11 inches
tall. Westinghouse recommends that consumers immediately discontinue use
of the recalled product and contact the company for a free repair. These
units were sold June 2017 through October 2017 and sold for $580 and $600.
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