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Safety Alert

Masterbuilt Recalls LP Gas Smokers Due To Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Masterbuilt and Cabela's 7-in-1 gas smokers

Hazard: The smoker's gas hose can disconnect posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Masterbuilt at 800-489-1581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.masterbuilt.com and click on Support then choose Contact on the upper right hand corner of the page for more information.

Units: About 41,000

Description: The recalled Masterbuilt 7-in-1 smoker comes in green or stainless steel with a Cabela's logo, or black with Masterbuilt logo. The three-piece cylindrical body design consists of a lid, center body, and base which sits on the LP gas burner stand. It also has a porcelain flame disk bowl, water bowl, cooking grates, 10- quart pot and basket, thermometer, burner, a PVC hose and weighs about 32 pounds.

Incidents/Injuries: Masterbuilt has received five reports of the PVC gas hose becoming disconnected during use, including one report of property damage from a fire. There have been no reports of injuries.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled smoker and contact Masterbuilt for a free replacement rubber LP gas hose.

Sold at: Army, Air Force Exchange, Cabela's, Gander Mountain and other stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150 to $200.

Manufacturer: Masterbuilt Manufacturing, LLC of Columbus, Ga

Manufactured in: China