Big Lots (Sunjoy’s) Oakmont LP Fire Pit Tables Recalled After Reports of Fire Burn Injuries and Property Damage Due to Melting Burner Hose
According to a safety warning from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), fire pit tables sold at Big Lots are being recalled due to a burner kit hose which has been incorrectly installed. The defect can cause the burner kit hose to melt and then ignite while the fire pit table is in use. This poses a significant fire hazard danger resulting in burn injuries and property damage. Sunjoy manufactures the Oakmont LP fire pit tables that are being recalled, and then the units are sold exclusively in Big Lots retail stores. The fire pit tables were sold in Big Lots retail stores nationwide and also online from January 2020 through June 2020 at a price of approximately $480.
Sunjoy reports that the manufacturer has received 17 reports so far concerning its fire pit tables hose being installed incorrectly. Of those seventeen reports, twelve cases involved the fire pit tables catching on fire leading to at least one burn injury and four property damage reports.
The recall Sunjoy’s Oakmont LP fire pit tables are described as a natural square tiled fire pit table that measures approximately 38 inches wide, 25.6 inches high, and 38 inches deep. The fire pit tables also have an all-weather wicker base that covers a 20 lb. liquid propane tank. The fire pit table has an adjustable flame powder-coated steel frame. The fire pit table operates by pressing an ignition button. The fire pit table has an adjustable flame control and includes a steel burner cover.
Purchasers are warned to stop using the recalled fire pit tables due to the burner kit hose defect and call Sunjoy to obtain a free replacement burner kit with installation instructions. Purchasers can contact Sunjoy at Sunjoyonline.com, and you can read Sunjoy’s Important Safety Information for further information.
If you or a loved one has been injured or sustained severe property damage due this recalled fire pit table, you may be entitled to pursue justice and recover financial compensation. Do not delay in contacting Parker Waichman LLP for your free case evaluation and consultation. Our products liability law firm has recovered billions of dollars on behalf of our clients. For a free review of your claim, contact our firm today for a free consultation by filling out our online form or calling 1-800-YOUR-LAWYER (1-800-968-7529).
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