About 15,500 artificially lit Christmas trees distributed by GKI Bethlehem Lights and sold by QVC have been recalled, the Associated Press has reported.
The recall involves the 6.5-foot and 7.5-foot Ready Shape Scottsdale Tree with Never Fail Lights, the AP notice said. Model numbers H191953 and H191954 are located on a label on the tree base and on the QVC box. “Bethlehem Lights” is on the box and the instruction sheets.
The base can overheat, posing a fire hazard, the notice said. It said there have been 30 reports of the tree base overheating, melting, or smoking.
For more information, call GKI at 800-248-1434 or visit www.gkilights.com, clicking on “Resources” and then clicking on “Recall Notice.”