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Breaking: A fire has been extinguished at the Tesla Fremont factory


A fire on the roof of the Tesla Fremont factory has been reported this morning. The Fremont fire department already reported that it has been extinguished.

It’s not the first instance of a fire at the Fremont plant. Last year, a crane knock down a power line and led to a fire, which was quickly contained.

As for today’s incident, the fire department confirmed that the fire started in the HVAC system on the roof of the factory and it remained contained to the system.

The firefighters turned the scene over to investigators.

ABC7 managed to take a picture right after the incident:

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Fremont’s fire department published a quick statement on Twitter:

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We will update this article if we find more information about the incident.

Update: The fire was reported at 10:35 a.m. at the factory at 45500 Fremont Blvd., according to the Fremont Fire Department, and no one was harmed.

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  1. Mitchell - 7 years ago

    There are fires all day everyday. Why is it so important to write an article about a fire in Tesla’s HVAC System at the Freemont Factory. Why is this news worthy. Does it affect Tesla’s valuation or their ability to produce quality cars, I don’t think so. These are just a waste of time brought on by someone who only wants to resport bad things about Tesla. Get a life.

    • Fred Lambert - 7 years ago

      “brought on by someone who only wants to resport bad things about Tesla”. Right. You appear to be new here.

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        Then why report it ?

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        What sense does it make. Who’s interested? And yes I am aware I spelled report wrong but there was no way to edit it after

      • Fred Lambert - 7 years ago

        Mitchell. Please take a look around here. We simply report every single thing about Tesla and most of the EV industry. That’s what our readers want.

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        To know about a fire in the HVAC system on the roof, really?

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        Love the video and no I’m not new to this place nor Tesla. I’ve been following them for 10 years when my Nephew went to work for them.

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        Typically your articles are of a very interesting nature. I just didn’t see how this fit in.

      • Mitchell - 7 years ago

        In retrospect I do admit that most your articles are of an informative and positive nature

      • Fred Lambert - 7 years ago

        But you dont have to read it. We report on everything Tesla related and this happened. There will be reports of fire at the Fremont plant and some of our readers will want to know what happened. HVAC fire or not. If you dont want to read it. We are not asking you to…

      • Anon - 7 years ago

        Yes, thanks Fred 🙂 great blog.

    • Daniel Scott (@Dss33) - 7 years ago

      Chiming in as someone who cares and read the article. Now go away before you hurt yourself.

  2. WhiteSh4dow - 7 years ago

    I know I’m not the majority but I’m very interested in everything related to Tesla. I read this article about the fire willingly. I admit it wasn’t the most passionate one but I was curious about it.

  3. Norman Hirsch - 7 years ago

    thank you for the report. I too am interested in Tesla, a great company with great products.


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