Dishwashers recalled due to fire hazard

Viking Range Corporation of Greenwood, MS is recalling about 2000 of its Viking-brand dishwashers manufactured in the United States.

The company reports that an electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Viking says that it received 21 reports of incidents related to the recalled dishwashers, including five reports of property damage. However, the company has not received any reports of injuries.

The dishwashers included in this recall were sold at appliance and specialty retail stores nationwide from June 2010 through March 2012 for between $1425 and $2000.

Read additional details about the recall of Viking-brand dishwashers manufactured in the United States.

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