GE coffee makers recalled due to fire hazard

Nearly 1 million General Electric coffeemakers sold at Walmart are being recalled after dozens of reportsof overheating, smoking, burning and fires.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Walmart has received83 complaints about the GE-branded coffee maker, including threereports of minor burns to consumers' bodies.

The reports of property damage include a significant kitchenfire and damage to countertops, cabinets and a wall.

The recall involves about 900,000 GE 12-cup digital coffeemakers sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalledcoffee makers, and return the product to any Walmart for a fullrefund.

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