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Electric Leaf Blower
Yard & Garden
Lawn Mowers, Leaf Blowers and Lawn Vacuums
Leaf Blowers (1461)
MTD PRODUCTS INC.    
Troy Bilt
TB120bv
05T37
 
 
Lowe's
Kentucky
1/10/2017 This date is an estimate
This 60 year old consumer is reporting that he had been using his electric grass blower September 21st, 2018 for approximately 5 or 10 minutes in the evening to blow grass off the patio and the lawn mower when he looked down and saw that the blower was on fire
He dropped it and immediately unplugged it.
He did not notice any warning odors or sparks.
No injuries being reported
He is reporting this product as a fire injury hazard and would like to see it recalled.
The consumer contacted the manufacturer September 21st, 2018 and created case#[REDACTED] with their representative who advised him that they would contact him in two weeks.
It has now been over three weeks and he has heard nothing.
9/21/2018
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
60 years
Yes
No
No
Yes
N/A
Comment from MTD PRODUCTS INC. 11/27/2018
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