Fireplaces and Inserts Recalled by Monessen Hearth Systems Due to Risk of Fire

Company Monessen Hearth Systems Co., of Paris, Ky.
Alert Type Recall
Date 11/08/2012
Description This recall involves electronically controlled Majestic, Monessen and Vermont Castings direct-vent and B-vent gas fireplaces and inserts. Models included in the recall have serial numbers range from 11-X-027322 to 11-X-031501; 12-X-000275 to 12-X-015206, 11-P-032597 to 11-P-059389; and 12-P-000202 to 12-P-037583. The first two digits represent the year of manufacture, the letter represents the facility and the last six digits are sequential numbers, randomly selected. The serial number is printed on a rating plate, affixed to a cable inside the lower or side control door. Sold at: Hearth dealers and distributors nationwide between October 2011 and October 2012 for between $1,030 and $8,160.
Problem A control component in the fireplaces and inserts can prevent the unit from lighting though gas continues to flow, posing a fire hazard.
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