Tesla Fire

Tesla Fire records information about Tesla car fires and other Tesla fire incidents that received news coverage

Tesla Fire

Tesla Fire tracks all Tesla fires - including cars and other products, e.g. Tesla MegaPacks - that are reported by news articles or verified primary sources. We also tally the number of fatalities involved with Tesla fires and provide links to additional photos or footage wherever possible. If you have a tip about a Tesla fire or about Tesla in general, please submit it via the form here.

Total Tesla Fires as of : ### | Fatalities Involving Tesla Fires Count: 20

Latest update: Backlog updates and new fires added.

Year
Date
Country
State
Make / Product
Fatalities
Description
Source
Additional media
2021 10/1/2021 Switzerland Tesla crashes into tree and ignites https://www.20min.ch/story/tesla-prallt-gegen-baum-und-geht-in-flammen-auf-frau-im-spital-963037986926
2021 9/30/2021 USA MD Tesla in apparent crash ignites https://twitter.com/BaltCoVolFire/status/1443735421771526145
2021 9/30/2021 USA NY Tesla explodes in storage building and damages five other cars https://patch.com/new-york/riverhead/explosion-li-runway-leaves-vehicles-5-damaged-fire-police
2021 9/28/2021 Luxembourg X Car at service center ignites https://www.autoevolution.com/news/tesla-model-x-catches-fire-in-a-tesla-service-center-garage-in-luxembourg-168427.html
2021 9/27/2021 USA GA S Tesla spontaneously goes on fire https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10158528946723831&id=72465393830 https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10158528946723831&id=72465393830
2021 9/14/2021 USA FL 3 2 Tesla crashes into tree and ignites https://www.local10.com/news/local/2021/09/14/2-killed-after-tesla-crashes-into-tree-in-coral-gables/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDNtxfC_tOc
2021 7/39/2021
Australia
MegaPack   MegaPack catches on fire at Victorian Big Battery https://youtu.be/BIHRnLnyqGw?t=23
2021 7/26/2021
Netherlands
    1 Four vehicle collision, Tesla catches fire  
2021 7/2/2021 USA CA S Plaid   Fire spontaneous erupts while driving
2021 6/29/2021 USA CA   2
Car goes down one way street and crashes into Tesla, fire breaks out
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-06-29/2-killed-in-wrong-way-crash-on-210-in-rialto  
2021 6/1/2021 USA WA   1 Tesla hits concrete barrier, later catches on fire https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article251853803.html  
2021 4/17/2021 USA TX S 2 Tesla crashes into tree with "no driver", bursts into fire https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/two-killed-in-driverless-tesla-crash  
2021 4/13/2021 China     1 Collisions with cement barrier, car catches on fire https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202104/1221662.shtml  
2021 4/1/2021 China   3 1 Driver hit traffic island, Tesla catches on fire https://taiwanenglishnews.com/tesla-catches-fire-after-crash-driver-dies/  
2020 12/18/2020 Portugal     1 Tesla driver crashes into pole and dies in resulting fire  
2020 8/12/2020 USA CA   2 Tesla hits two cars along exit ramp & catches fire https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/08/13/saratoga-man-killed-in-fiery-freeway-crash-identified/  
2020 4/24/2020
Netherlands
    1 Tesla runs off road, crashes, catches fire https://www.omroepgelderland.nl/nieuws/2446697/Tesla-vat-vlam-na-ongeluk-bestuurder-47-overleden  
2020 4/2/2020 Taiwan   3 1 Tesla rolls over and catches on fire https://www.ddcar.com.tw/blogs/articles/detail/2136/Model-3...  
2019 12/29/2019 USA IN 3 1 Tesla rear ends parked fire truck https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/inv/2021/INOA-PE21020-1893.PDF  
2019 9/24/2019 USA ~6 Tesla's on carrier Car carrier carrying Tesla's catches on fire https://www.plainsite.org/dockets/4lohqa4x0/michigan-eastern-district-court/rpm-freight-systems-llc-v-k1-express-inc/  
2018   USA   3   Unknown Fire damage https://cardisclose.com/5YJ3E1EA8JF011207-VIN https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dx11R9UX0AAZo7b.jpg
2017 3/4/2017 China   S   Fire starts while near Supercharger https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/5xfnc7/tesla_model_s_caught_on_fire_at_jinqiao/  
2017 2/19/2017 China   X   Car ignites after collision https://tech.qq.com/a/20170424/047391.htm https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dx2EmXtXcAAbnMJ.jpg
2016 11/3/2016 USA IN   2 Indianapolis fire https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2016/11/03/2-killed-fiery-tesla-crash-near-downtown/93227456/  
2016 8/15/2016 France   S   Car catches fire durign test drive; bad electrical wiring blamed https://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2016/09/bad-electrical-connection-caused-tesla-model-s-fire-in-france.html  
2015 6/22/2015 USA CA   1 Tesla drives off cliff and catches on fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTic5kY6Yjw
                 
  Total: 29            

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