Tesla Model S Burns Down While Plugged Into Supercharger

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Tesla Model S Burns Down While Plugged Into Supercharger

A Tesla Model S caught fire and burned down while plugged into a Supercharger station in Norway.

According to a news report, the owner of the Model S plugged his vehicle into a Supercharger station and left it to charge. For reasons currently unknown, the vehicle caught fire and the charging station also burned in the process. Firefighters were able to use a special chemical solution to fight the fire and fortunately nobody was hurt from the incident.

Authorities are currently investigating the blaze and currently there’s no explanation as to what caused the Tesla Model S to catch on fire.

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Tesla has responded to the incident and told NRK that it will do extensive research to determine the cause. The American electric automaker has emphasized that is it not dangerous to use a Supercharger station to charge its vehicles.

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[Source: Igjerstad, NRK]

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  • smartacus

    lol

  • Thats a smoking hot story

    At least it had the dignity to take out the charging station too

  • Jonny_Vancouver

    Sabotage by Tesla haters.

  • And i bet their stock will still go up.. i don’t get it…

  • kjenkinsaf

    Suspend judgement until the autotopsy is complete. (Didja see what I did there?)