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CONSUMER ALERT: 1,800 Christmas trees being recalled from Menards

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(WQOW)-The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 1,800 Christmas trees are being recalled from Menards.

This recall involves the Twinkling Pine pre-lit artificial Christmas trees sold under the Enchanted Forrest brand. The Christmas trees are green and stand 7 ½ feet tall. They have 400 champagne-colored, slow-twinkling LED lights and a green metal stand. The recalled model number 287-1261 and UPC code 741895425478 are printed on the retail box and on a red tag attached to a tree branch. 

The electrical components of the tree's light strings can overheat and melt, posing fire, burn, and shock hazards to consumers. Menards has received two reports of the tree's light strings overheating, melting or smoking. No injuries have been reported. 

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the Christmas tree and return it to Menards for a refund.

Click here for more information on the recall.

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