LG Electronics has issued a recall for three models of portable air conditioners. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the portable air conditioners can overheat, potentially causing a fire. There are about 466,000 units in addition to the 36,000 that were sold in Canada.
According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission:
There have been four reports of fires that have caused $380,000 in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable air conditioners and contact LG to schedule a free repair at an authorized service center.