“We will cooperate with the fire department’s investigation.”
A Tesla all-electric passenger car burst into flames at a charging station on Lantian Road in Pudong New Area Saturday. Witnesses saw dense smoke coming from the vehicle but no injuries were reported. Firefighters put out the fire before it spread to other cars, though another Tesla next to it was slightly damaged. Tesla company confirmed that the accident occurred, but not while the vehicle was operating, and will cooperate in an investigation into the cause of the fire.