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Electrolux has agreed to pay a $750,000 civil penalty to settle federal regulators’ claim that it knowingly failed to immediately report defects that sent flames shooting out of wall ovens, causing singed hair and facial burns for customers.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement Wednesday in a press release. It said the Swedish appliance maker, which has its North American headquarters in Charlotte, knew of 22 reports of flames shooting out of Kenmore wall ovens when the broiler was on.

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