Fire erupts near the Tesla factory in Fremont, California
Fire crews in Fremont, California, responded to a fire that erupted near the Tesla factory on Thursday afternoon.
The Fremont Fire Department said the flames started in a cardboard pile around 8:20 p.m. ET, on the southern end of Tesla's property, igniting an unidentified building.
Aerial video from local news outlets showed firefighters dousing the flames with water. Another video showed a building engulfed in flames. Tesla said in a statement that a small patch of grass fire ignited near its parking lot.