Tesla lower after Model S catches fire

|About: Tesla Motors (TSLA)|By:, SA News Editor

Tesla Motors (TSLA) says a fire which started in a Model S began in the vehicle's battery pack following an accident.

Firefighters had to use a dry chemical extinguisher to douse the flames at the accident site near Seattle.

The driver of the car said a metal object was struck which caused the fire. (YouTube video of fire).

TSLA -3.5% premarket to $174.59.