Portable generators recalled due to fire risk

National

UNDATED (WOOD) — Thousands of Westinghouse portable generators are being recalled because they may overheat.

The recall involves about 4,500 iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators sold between June and October. They were sold exclusively online at Amazon, Home Depot, Menards and Walmart, among other locations.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been four reports of the generators recalling and catching fire. No one has been hurt.>>Online: Recall information

if you have one, you should stop using it and contact distributor MWU Investments to get it fixed for free. The company can be reached at 855.944.3571 during regular business hours or by emailing info@wpowereq.com.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Know something newsworthy? Report It!