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Sears Recalls Kenmore Coffee Makers for Burn Hazard

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Sears, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced a voluntary recall of Kenmore and Kenmore Elite coffee makers because the wiring can overheat posing burn and fire hazards to users.

To date, the company has received about 20 reports of coffee makers overheating, including 12 fires that caused damage to cabinets and counter tops. No injuries have been reported.

The recall includes the following products:

12-cup Kenmore coffee makers in black, red and white / Model Numbers: 100.80006 (black), 100.82006 (red) and 100.81006 (white)

12-cup Kenmore elite coffee makers with thermal carafe / Model Number: 100.90007

14-cup Kenmore elite coffee makers / Model Number: 100.90006

The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the coffee makers.

Consumers are advised to immediately discontinue use of the coffee makers and take them to their nearest Sears or Kmart store for a free replacement.

Consumer Information: contact Sears at (800) 978-7615 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or visit the following Web sites: www.sears.com or www.kmart.com