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(WLTX) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 15 million APC SurgeArrest surge protectors are being recalled because of a fire hazard.
Schneider Electric made the items before 2003. According to the CPSC, the items can overheat, smoke, and melt, causing a potential fire hazard.
There have been 700 reports of the devices overheating and 13 reports of injuries.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://recall.apc.com, or www.apc.com and click on the recall link. People can also find more information on the CPSC website.