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Speaker recalled for fire hazard

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WSIL -- A Brookstone wireless speaker is being recalled because it could catch fire. 

The lithium ion batteries in the Brookstone Big Blue Party indoor/outdoor wireless speakers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard.

The recalled speakers are silver or gray colored and measure about 6 inches wide by 6 inches deep by 16 inches tall. The SKU is printed on the bottom underside of the speaker. The speaker may also have "Brookstone" printed at the bottom on one side of the speaker, as well as on the label on the underside of the speaker.

SKU                   Description/Color
849504              Graphite
318417              360 with Chromecast
952645              Light gray

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and properly dispose of the lithium-ion battery packs according to state and local regulations.

Brookstone has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Contact Brookstone at the toll-free number at 866-576-7337 or visit the Omni Management Group website for information about a possible refund.

These speakers were sold at Ace Hardware, Bloomingdale's, Bon-Ton, Brookstone, Macy's, Patriot stores and other stores nationwide, on the Home Shopping Network and online at Amazon.com, Brookstone.com, RueLaLa.com, Wayfair.com, Zulily.com and other websites from December 2013 through August 2018 for about $200.

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