Re: What happened with the fire??
That's normal. In every cd player I've encountered, after playing a disc, it is warm when ejected, and the player around the slot is also warm.
Mine: 2014 Overland 4x4 V6, ORA II, billet silver/black, Michelin LTX M/S 2's, delivered 4-13-'13
Wife's Jeep: 2008 Compass Sport 4x4