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Oil Filled Heaters
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Portable Electric Heaters (348)
Cuori Electrical Appliances (Group) Co, Ltd    
Cuori
HD904-A7Q
unknown
 
1524 
Home Depot
New Jersey
10/23/2015
This caller is reporting two oil filled electric space heaters.
The caller referenced a recall for these type of oil filled heaters and noted that that the welds have not been strengthened and still leak in newer models of this type of product.

Distributed by [REDACTED]

Purchased two oil filled radiators model# in report with serial# unknown and dom code [REDACTED] from home supply retailer in

The caller set up the radiators October 23rd, 2015 around 4:00PM at the front of the Synagogue then approximately one half hour after plugging unit in and turning it on, he and others heard two booms and states that the oil vapors had extended the flashpoint and ignited the oil resulting in the [REDACTED] burning to the ground. The caller states that this Synagogue was a very old, very established Synagogue and now looks like a bomb exploded.

There are no injuries being reported, however the caller states that many irreplaceable religious books were destroyed which causes mental and spiritual anguish to many.

The caller sent an email to the distributor the beginning of November 2015 but has received no answer as of this date.
10/23/2015
Other 
Incident, No Injury
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