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38 Million Fire Extinguishers Are Currently Recalled - Food News

38 Million Fire Extinguishers Are Currently Recalled - Food News
From The Kitchn - November 6, 2017

When I was 26 I set my wok on fire seasoning it (before I knew how to do it properly), but luckily my trusty fire extinguisher took care of things before it became really serious. That's why the news that 38 million fire extinguishers are being recalled right nowmodels made over the last 44 yearsis especially unnerving.

There are recalls and then there are tell all the people recalls. This is the latter variety. When small things like a salad or ice cream get recalled, people check their refrigerator and often do not have the product on hand. But when it comes to fire extinguishers, it's not like there are 500 brands to choose from. In fact, 37.8 million pieces are being recalled that have sold over the last 44 years. You guys, that's a lot.

This recall covers 120 different models (which is pretty much all of them). They were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, The Home Depot, Walmart, and other hardware and department stores in addition to Amazon. Consumersare being told tocontact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher.

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