More than 2 million dehumidifiers recalled for fire risk

Posted at 4:29 AM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 05:41:53-05

(NBC) - About 2.5 million dehumidifiers have been recalled following 450 fires and $19 million in property damage.

The recall by manufacturer Gree involves dehumidifiers sold in varying shapes, sizes, and colors under 13 different brands, including Frigidaire, General Electric and Kenmore.

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The company first announced the recall in 2013. It's been both updated and expanded since then and even re-announced again in 2014.

People are still using the units, prompting the company to announce the recall again.

Visit to see if your dehumidifier is covered in the recall and to get a refund.

Gree can be reached toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Courtesy: NBC News Channel