PhotoFred’s Stores of Tennessee of Memphis, Tenn., is recalling about 2,000 mini barrel charcoal grills.

The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

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

This recall involves Living Traditions mini barrel charcoal grills. The black steel grills measure about 18 inches by 15 inches by 18.5 inches, have a black handle on the lid and one on each side, and a heat gauge and silver latch at the front.

Model number SXB1501 and UPC code 00000 19877 are printed on the product’s packaging.

The grills, manufactured in China, were sold at Fred’s stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from January 2017, through June 2017, for about $22.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the grill to any Fred’s Store for a full refund of the purchase price.

Consumers may contact Fred’s at 800-374-7417 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.fredsinc.com and click on the “Recall Information” banner for more information.


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