Millions of dehumidifiers recalled over fire risk

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Midea is recalling about 3.4 million dehumidifiers nationwide because the units can overheat or catch fire.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the company has received 38 reports of this happening and $4.8 million dollars of property damage has been reported.

The recalled units are listed under a variety of brand names. The CSPC has a full list of the affected units.

Customers who own the dehumidifier are urged to shut it off and unplug the unit.

You can contact GD Midea for a replacement or a partial refund.

The dehumidifiers were sold nationwide between January 2003 and December 2013.

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