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Are Electric Cars Really A Fire Risk?

You might be surprised.

Will Lockett
Published in
4 min readMay 20, 2024

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Last summer, a car park in Luton, UK, burst into a raging inferno out of nowhere. Social media personalities and many traditional media outlets quickly speculated the event was caused by an EV that spontaneously caught fire. Which, apparently, they always do. The fire brigade later confirmed that it was, in fact, a diesel car that started the fire. I thought…

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Will Lockett
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