Dishwashers in kitchens across the country are catching fire without warning. saferproducts.gov. Of those, more than half reported smoke or flames.That online forum publicized a few hundred potential disasters, but the I-Team investigation found more than 1,600 complaints that are not published by the CPSC. The reports are only made public when requested.In five years worth of internal data, 80 percent of the time consumers reported a fire.The I-Team asked which brands are mentioned in those cases, but the CPSC won't say until it gets permission from the companies involved.While the government isn't pointing fingers at any brand, consumers are.Many consumers are posting on websites like kitchenaidfire.com. The posts show people like Mariano aren't alone."Do you feel lucky nothing bad happened that this thing didn't catch on fire?" 10News I-Team reporter Mitch Blacher asked."Yeah, I feel very lucky, but there's still a lot of them out there," Mariano said.Whirlpool released the following statement: Whirlpool Corporation builds its dishwashers with, among many other state-of-the-art safety features, components that turn off power to the electronic control board in the extremely unlikely event that the control board begins to overheat. The safety features are designed to limit potential damage to the unit. General Electric released this statement regarding its dishwashers: GE takes pride in the quality and safety of its dishwashers. Product safety is a fundamental commitment at GE, and our appliances-including all GE dishwashers-meet applicable third-party industry safety requirements. GE investigates reported safety issues, and initiates corrective action when appropriate, including notifying consumers in cooperation with appropriate agencies. Consumers with questions or concerns about any GE appliance product are encouraged to contact the GE Answer Center toll free at 1-800-626-2005.