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Its a GE Profile CustomStyle, black, two doors, freezer on top. model numbers say TNX22PA, TNX22PR, TNX22BA, TNX22BR, TNS22PR, TNS22BR
Kitchen
Appliances
Refrigerators (276)
GE Appliances & Lighting    
GE Profile
TNX22PA, TNX22PR, TNX22BA, TNX22BR, TNS22PR, TNS22BR
 
 
Last night around 2am, I came down to get milk for my 13 month old and found the refrigerator smoking. My husband and I quickly unplugged it and moved it outside. A part on the inside of the fridge caught on fire and melted it. The door was stuck as one of the bins on the door melted into the unit that caught fire. We lost all the food in both the fridge and freezer. Our entire house smells like burning plastic and we had to throw out all the food in both the fridge and the freezer. Had we not been home or had the baby not woke me up, we could have been in serious danger and had serious home damage. We purchased this house about 2.5 months ago and the refrigerator was part of the sale.
9/1/2013
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
My Spouse
Male
36 years
Yes
No
No
The refrigerator is outside in our yard right now till we figure out what to do
No
Yes
File NameDescription
Refrigerator #1.jpg inside of GE Profile that caught on fire
refrigerator #2.jpg bin melted to inside
refrigerator #3.jpg the top of the bin once removed

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