Southern Enterprises Inc. (SEI), of Coppell, Texas has recalled about 6,000 Cowie Gel-Fuel Wood Fireplaces. Heat from the operating unit causes the plastic mounting screws to deform causing the unit to fall from the wall, posing a fall and fire hazard. SEI says it has received reports of 21 incidents of the product detaching from the wall and falling, causing heat damage and/or fire. Two reports of personal injuries, including a knee injury and broken toes have been reported. This recall involves Colin Cowie dual-positioning, wood wall-mount, gel-fuel fireplace with item No. 955-074.

The wooden wall mount fireplace has an espresso-colored finish with copper, silver or antique gold finished metal trim. It may be hung in a horizontal or vertical position. This recall involves units manufactured in July 2010. Lot number SEI/07/001 can be found on a label on the rear of the unit in the upper right hand corner when horizontal. The fireplaces were sold at Home Shopping Network between October and November 2010 for about $250. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and call SEI for a corrective retro fit kit that will be sent free of charge. For additional information, contact SEI at (877) 858-4959 or visit the company’s website at

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