Scott Fetzer Consumer Recalls Multi-Use Submersible Water Removal Pumps Due to Fire Hazard

Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands of Harrison, Ohio, recalled about 42,000 WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Submersible Water Removal Pumps due to potential safety risk.

The electrical circuit board can short circuit if water gets into it, posing fire, burn and electrical shock hazards.

The firm has received 28 reports of the circuit board malfunctioning, including two minor burn injuries.

The pumps were manufactured in the U.S. and were sold at The Home Depot stores nationwide and online.

The company urges consumers to immediately stop using the recalled pumps and to contact Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands for a free replacement WaterBUG AUTO or standard WaterBUG pump.

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