Ford Motor Company has recalled 6,700,000 vehicles that have faulty cruise control systems that can cause the vehicle to catch fire.
Ford now agrees that "brake fluid might leak from the switch that deactivated the cruise control once the driver stepped on the brake. That fluid can drip onto the cruise control’s electrical component, cause corrosion and ignite a fire. " Read more here.
This site will allow you to determine if your vehicle has been recalled simply by plugging in your vehicle identification number (VIN). If your vehicle has already burned up your VIN number is on your vehicle registration. If that burned up too your dealer or the governmental entity that licensed the vehicle can give you the number.