Tesla Model 3 crash sends hundreds of scorching battery cells flying, starting house fire

Tesla has caught heat in the past for its battery packs bursting into flames, but a recent incident in Corvallis, Oregon shows that the electric vehicles may pose a fire hazard not just to the cars themselves, but to the surrounding environment, too. In a severe Tuesday night crash spotted by The Drive, a speeding Model 3 collided with a power pole, shearing the pole at its base and hurling bits of the car far from the crash site, according to a statement from the City of Corvallis Police…

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