The fuse may overheat and blow, posing a fire hazard

Nantucket Pre-Lit Colorado Spruce Christmas Tree / Fire Hazard Prompts Recall of Nantucket Pre-Lit Christmas Trees
Image: Consumer Protection Safety Commission
January 17, 2017

Nantucket Distributing has issued a recall of roughly 600 pre-lit globe light Christmas trees because they may cause a fire.

The fuse on the tree may overheat and blow, posing a fire hazard.

The affected artificial Colorado Spruce trees are green and measure around 6.5 feet in height. There are five multi-colored incandescent and globe light strands on the trees. The SKU/UPC, which is found on the price tag, is 31738736. The trees were sold at Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat!, and andThat! stores from October 2016 through November 2016 for around $150.

Nantucket has received one report about exposed wires and seven reports of blown fuses on display trees in retail stores. However, there have been no injuries reported.

Consumers are urged to stop using the trees immediately. Nantucket has contacted all consumers who are known to have bought one of the trees, and all of the trees have been returned for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can reach Christmas Tree Shops at (888) 287-3232.