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2 homemade electric vehicles catch fire inside garage at Phoenix home

Jun 18, 2024, 10:26 AM

PHOENIX – Firefighters doused two homemade electric vehicles that were on fire in the garage of a Phoenix home on Tuesday morning.

Crews responded to reports of a structure fire in a neighborhood near Cave Creek and Cactus roads, southwest of Lookout Mountain, around 7 a.m., according to the Phoenix Police Department.

All of the occupants were out of the home when firefighters arrived and encountered a working garage fire, with two vehicles burning inside.

A hazmat unit was called to the scene after the homeowner said the vehicles were homemade electrical cars. Hazmat meters didn’t detect any abnormal readings in the area.

The fire displaced three residents, but nobody was injured.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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2 homemade electric vehicles catch fire inside garage at Phoenix home