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gas bar-b-que grill, btu 40,000 on main burner, side burner 8,000 btu
Yard & Garden
Grills & Accessories
Gas or Lp Grills or Stoves (For Outdoor Use) (3248)
Char-Broil    
Char Broil
463820307
G437010705 001572
0 4736238203 0
1/1/2007  
 
Home Depot
Pennsylvania
6/1/2007 This date is an estimate
(08/2012) The consumer stated that the incident happened last summer. The consumer stated that the burners were preheated for about five minutes. The consumer stated that his wife put some meat on the grill. The consumer stated that flames shot out on the knobs in the front of the grill. The consumer stated that he does not know how long the meat had been on the grill when this happened. The knobs got so hot that they melted. The consumer stated that the knobs can no longer be used. The consumer stated that he shut the gas off right away.

The consumer contacted the manufacturer (date unknown) and spoke to someone named [REDACTED]. The consumer was advised that the fire was caused by spiders. The consumer was advised to take the burners out and wash them.
8/1/2012
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
81 years

Incident, No Injury
My Spouse
Male
81 years
Yes
No
No
Yes
N/A
Comment from Char-Broil, LLC 8/19/2013
Char-Broil, LLC verifies that it has reviewed the report; and it verifies that its comment related to the report and that the information contained in the comment is true and accurate to the best of the company’s knowledge, information and belief. Char-Broil, LLC requests that CPSC publish the following comment in the database with the incident report.

Char-Broil appreciates receiving this report concerning our product. We at Char-Broil take the safety of our products very seriously. If you have further or additional information concerning this report, please contact Char-Broil Customer Service directly at 1-800-241-7548.

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