Emergency warning as popular electric car suddenly ‘self-burns’ and raises burning flames into the air

An emergency warning was issued to drivers after a popular electric car was believed to have “self-combusted” and spread flames into the air.

Eugenio Meleu, 36, Electric car This morning I saw black smoke blazing and rising on the side of the road and I was afraid the same thing would happen to my same car.


The cause of the fire is unknown, but it is believed that the electric vehicle self-combusted.Credit: SWNS

of London Residents said the burning car was Tesla The starting price for the Model Y is reportedly around £44,990.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, and the car may have been stolen.

Meru said the fire was so strong that he heard crackling noises coming from his home before he captured it on camera at 9:26 am.

He added that he couldn’t see anything that could have caused the fire and feared that his Tesla would suffer the same fate.

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Mr. Meleu’s car coincidentally matches the car that is now abandoned on the road after being burned down, and is reportedly “same car, same color, same year”.

police Three fire engines were reportedly on the scene in Perth Road, a residential area of ​​Ilford. north london.

This isn’t the first time a Tesla car has “self-combusted.”

A similar wildfire in a Model S sports car in Sacramento in January took 22,000 liters of water to extinguish. California.

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“There was a bit of a commotion and I went outside and it was completely on fire. It seemed to self-ignite and literally started the fire,” Merrieu said.

“It wasn’t an accident, it wasn’t particularly hot, and there were no people nearby, so it just spontaneously ignited and ignited as if there had been some kind of malfunction.

“I’m actually in the exact same car and I’m a little worried that it might catch fire, but it could start a very strong fire.

“I heard one person screaming, then I heard crackling noises and actual fire.

“Imagine, I have the same car, same color, same year, all brand new.

“Imagine if the owner parked it overnight without noticing.

“I think the vehicle has some sort of safety feature that automatically opens the hood as a safety measure if someone is trapped inside.

“More fire trucks started coming, and then more police.

“Then we started telling people to move back indoors so as not to cause a ruckus or make things worse.”

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “At 7:36 am on Sunday 16 July, police received a call that a vehicle had been stolen in the Ilford area.

“Some time later the vehicle was found on Perth Road, Ilford.

“The occupants of the vehicle left on foot and the vehicle burst into flames.

“The London Fire Brigade was dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported.

“Interrogation continues. No arrests have been made.”


Eugenio Melieu says the fire was so strong that crackling noises could be heard from the houseCredit: SWNS


I saw smoke from the car fire rising into the sky.Credit: SWNS

https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/23074727/electric-car-fire-tesla-london-self-combustion/ Emergency warning as popular electric car suddenly ‘self-burns’ and raises burning flames into the air

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