Tesla in Pennsylvania catches fire, flames spread to home

Tesla catches fire, which spreads to nearby home in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Fort Washington Fire Company responded to fire on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

A Tesla electric car caught fire, and the flames spread to a nearby home in Pennsylvania Tuesday night.

Firefighters believe that the back end of the vehicle caught fire, which then leapt onto the attached garage of a Montgomery County home Tuesday night.

Video shows responders fighting to put out flames amid heavy smoke.

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The fire was contained in less than a half hour. No one was injured. 

Investigators have not yet revealed the cause of the fire, and the amount of damage done to the residence is still unclear.

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Firefighters in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, responded to a Tesla car fire on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.  

FOX Business reached out to Tesla, which did not respond before publication.

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This past summer, a Tesla Model S Plaid burst into flames while being driven, according to a FOX Business report.

The driver, who had the six-figure car only three days before the fire, escaped before it became engulfed in flames. The car continued to move about 40 feet on its own.

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Los Angeles attorney Mark Geragos described the unidentified driver's experience as "harrowing" and "horrifying."

Fox News' Brie Stimson contributed to this report.

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