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TV just today in a car company that got millions and Green energy loans and is now at the center of an investigation.
Electric car company -- -- received a 530.
Million dollar taxpayer loan.
To build the karma.
The name of a carts that the mood at that at the plants.
Now investigators want to know if the luxury of battery powered car sparked a fire that nearly burned down a man's house.
-- -- like Alice goes newsroom with more on the karma.
Hey -- this -- was Brett no in fact it's still had the Paper registration tags that the owner pulled into the garage you got out went in the house within three minutes the car was in flames he says they did smell some burning rubber when they -- out of the car but he never plugged it -- And as you -- did some very bad damage to the garage in the home these pictures courtesy of auto week.
Now as luckily the owner's -- -- -- home of the time but the fire chief investigator says the -- karma was the source of the fire but it's unclear exactly where eggs and in the car.
The fire began other experts point to packaging in the engine compartment.
But -- released this statement saying quote.
-- automotive categorically denies any and -- -- and unsubstantiated.
Opinions pointing to the karma is engine packaging.
As the likely -- but when this happened Fister said -- team.
Of investigators to look at this cordoned off the area in fact the fire chief said he has seen homicide investigations that were less secretive.
This -- of course is under great deal of fire because they took that 529.
Million dollar federal loan -- not coming out saying it now we looked in the garage there's also some fireworks in there.
And maybe a faulty electrical panel.
But they are continuing to build these cars.
They are saying he cannot jump to conclusions here because we aren't sure what the fire is.
The fire chief says we know it started in the car we're just trying to find out exactly.
Where it started in the car.
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