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Portable Space Heater
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Portable Electric Heaters (348)
Pelonis Appliances, Inc.    
Pelonis
HF-1030TB
 
 
Walmart
Unspecified
12/23/2016
This product was recently purchased as a way to keep a room in our fifth wheel warm at night.

The heater started to smoke and spark and, by the time we got up and tried to unplug it, the plastic portion of the fan caught fire and rapidly burned up, catching the wall of the trailer on fire.
1/20/2017
Mobile/Manufactured Home 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
My Child
Female
2 years 7 months
Yes
No
No
It is melted, burned up
No
N/A
Comment from Pelonis Appliances, Inc. 2/8/2017
Re: Case number 20170121-EAE51-2147407816
Pelonis model HF1030TB


Dear Office of the secretary.

This is in response to your notice about case number 20170121-EAE51-2147407816. We read the consumer complaint about a Pelonis model HF 1030TB fan-forced heater. The complaint relates to a report of harm.

Our customer relations department will contact the customer in order to inspect the Pelonis model HF1030TB fan-forced heater.

This will verify that we read the report of harm and that the information contained in this comment is true and accurate to the best of our knowledge, information and belief.

We request that the CPSC publish this comment.

Thank you,

CPSC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database on SaferProducts.gov, particularly with respect to information submitted by people outside of CPSC.