VIDEO: Fire crews use SIX THOUSAND gallons of water to extinguish Tesla fire

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Firefighters used 6,000 gallons of water to extinguish a Tesla Model S that spontaneously burst into flames on a busy highway outside of Sacramento on Saturday.

The driver, who was not injured, was on Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova at around 3pm when smoke started to come out from the front of the car.

Photos of the luxury car showed the vehicle completely totaled with the front end of completely burnt.


“The vehicle battery compartment spontaneously caught fire while it was traveling freeway speeds on EB Hwy 50,” Metro Fire of Sacramento tweeted. “The fire was extinguished with approx 6,000 gallons of water, as the battery cells continued to combust. Thankfully no injuries were reported.”

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7 COMMENTS

  1. So going to Electric cars for the new“Green Deal”, to better our environment, means will be using 6000 gallons of water to put out (1) battery cell 🧐….Wow that’s helping our environment. Idiots!!!!

  2. Do the owners of that now burned car from no fault of their own get a new car after this? Seems to me that Tesla has a BIG problem with exploding batteries that should be included with the warranty

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