WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Masterbuilt Manufacturing Inc is recalling about 41,000 gas-fired smokers because a fuel hose can disconnect and pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday.
The Columbus, Georgia-based company has received five reports of the hose on the 7-in-1 smokers carrying the Masterbuilt or Cabela's logo coming loose during use. There was one report of property damage from a fire, the commission said in a statement.
The smoker, which was manufactured in China, was sold at stores and online from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150 to $200. The recall also includes about 300 units in Canada, the statement said.
Customers are urged to stop using the smoker and contact Masterbuilt for a replacement hose.
(Reporting by Ian Simpson, editing by G Crosse)