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Lasko Model 5622 baseboard space heater.
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Electric Baseboard Heaters (312)
LASKO PRODUCTS INC.    
Lasko
Lasko 5622
H1609067606
 
 
Lowes
Unspecified
11/1/2010 This date is an estimate
I plugged this space heater into the outlet and set the temp to 72. In a minute or two, after heating up, it began sparking and blew the fuse. It first made a small spark, then a really big one before tripping the breaker. Looking inside the grate you can see several of the wires and connections are scorched black.

I still have the heater and have not, and will not, try plugging it in again.
10/30/2011
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
I still have the product, but do not use it. I will contact the manufacturer about it.
No
Yes
Comment from LASKO PRODUCTS INC. 12/1/2011
Internal element connection on non-flamable micah board failed safely within metal enclosure.

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