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Fire Warning: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are being recalled.
The U-S Consumer Product Safety Commission says they want anyone who purchased one before September 15 to stop using it immediately and return the device.
The recall is issued for nearly 3 million phones.
Samsung has at least 92 reports of batteries overheating and catching fire, along with 26 reports of people being burned.
The company says they have a replacement program in place including a new Note 7, or Galaxy S7.
Consumers will also get a $25 gift card or bill credit.