Irvine: Fire Erupts While Tesla Charges Inside Garage

10.21.2022 | 1:34 AM | IRVINE – A fire erupted inside a garage while a Tesla was charging, early Friday morning.

The fire was reported at a home in the 20 block of Juneberry around 1:34 AM.

When crews arrived they found heavy smoke showing from the garage of a two-story detached home.

Firefighters initiated an aggressive fire attack and were able to extinguish the fire inside the garage before it could spread.

Two vehicles inside the garage, including a Tesla that was plugged in to a charging cable, sustained damage.

Fire investigators are on scene working to identify the cause of the blaze.

No injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported.

Miles Madison

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