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Generator recalled because it may spark fire

Champion Power generator sold at Costco

ORLANDO, Fla. – We all know how important generators are, especially during severe weather in Florida.

But now, there's a new warning about a product that you may have bought at Costco.

We're talking about a portable generator made by the company, Champion Power.

8,600 of them are being recalled because they can suddenly leak fuel, sparking a fire.

The government says there have been at least 11 reports of that happening.

The generators were sold between December of 2011 and July of 2012 at Costco.

To read more about the recall, click here.