Wickes 2kW Electric Fire
Purchased between 1st June and 31st October 2002. It has been brought to their attention that in the event of the heating outlet in this fire being blocked the fan will automatically switch off safely, however the heating element may in some cases remain on and overheat. Causing smouldering of the surrounding materials.
Wickes advise all customers who have purchased one of the above NOT to install it or switch it on under any circumstances. If you have one installed already then call their free Helpline number below to see if yours is affected by this recall. They will advise you on the appropriate action required.
0800 587 7280
NO other Wickes Products are affected by this Recall. And they strive to provide customer satisfaction and safe quality products at all times,they would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Source :- Trading Standards
1st November 2002