MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some dehumidifiers are being recalled after being blamed for fires across the country, including one in Minnesota.

The recall involves about 98,000 Goldstar and Comfort-Aire dehumidifiers made by LG Electronics.

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the power connector for the machine’s compressor can short circuit and cause a fire.

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The dehumidifiers are blamed for more than $1 million in property damage, including $200,000 in damage to a home in New Brighton.

The dehumidifiers have been recalled before but only 2 percent of the 98,000 consumers who purchased the units have received a free repair that LG Electronics offered.

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