3 Squares-brand rice, slow cookers recalled for fire, shock hazard

(NBC) - About 175,000 rice and slow cookers are being recalled due to fire and electric shock hazards.

The recall involves 3 Squares-branded rice and slow cookers with fixed power cords.

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The firm has received three incident reports, including a cooker sparking when turned on and a cooker turning itself on.

One shock injury has been reported.

The cookers were sold at several stores nationwide, as well as, online from December 2015 through July 2016.

Consumers should stop using the product and contact 3 Squares to receive a free replacement cooker.

Courtesy NBC News Channel