Tesla (2014) was told by the NHTSA to recall vehicles due to battery fires while charging. “Tesla issued an over-the-air software
update that enables a charging Model S to reduce amperage if heating is detected . . .
“Bloomberg News reported that at least six incidents of plugs smoking or melting had been discussed on a Tesla owner website.”
In one case, a house fire that had started in the garage was attributed by the firefighters to either faulty wiring in the house or to the Tesla vehicle that was having its battery charged in the garage.