The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that the Holmes Group has recalled oil-filled electric heaters due to fire concerns. The recall involves Holmes oil-filled electric heaters with model number HOH2505 and HOH2520. The model number and “Holmes®” are printed on the side of the unit near the bottom.
The Holmes Group has received reports of 59 incidents involving the recalled heaters. There were 12 reports of minor injuries including four reported burns. There were 36 reports of property damage including four fires that caused between $41,000 and $200,000 in damage.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact the Holmes Group to receive a free replacement heater. Please review the recall for more information.