Charcoal grills recalled due to fire hazard

- Fred's issued a voluntary recall of roughly 2,000 mini barrel charcoal grills after reports of their exterior paint catching fire, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall, issued on Wednesday, involves black steel Living Traditions grills that measure about 18 inches by 15 inches by 18.5 inches. 

There have been two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage from the fires has been reported.

The grills were sold in Fred's stores across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina,  Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from January 2017 through June 2017.

Consumers are advised to return the grill to any Fred's Store for a full refund.

The affected grills have the model number SXB1501 and UPC code 00000 19877 on the product’s packaging. 

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