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Seasonal Specialties Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees

Posted at 10:52 AM, Dec 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-16 10:52:23-05

742547-132BETHESDA, MD. — 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.

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.

This item was sold at Menards stores nationwide and online at www.menards.com from September 2013 through November 2013 for about $300.

You can contact Seasonal Specialties at (800) 353-3116 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.seasonalspecialties.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.