House Fire Caused by Electric Car

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Staff Blog | May 09, 2012

Honey, did you remember to put out the Karma?

Officials say a house fire in Fort Bend County, Texas last week was caused by a Fisker Karma electric car. And not just any little house fire, either. Get a load of this charred outcome.

This comes after the manufacturer had a number of "speed bumps" in recent months.

It's so sleek. So elegant. So... not on fire. Click here for the post conflagration results. (Cars.com photo)

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