It appears someone in San Francisco Bay Area has issue with the first-generation Chevrolet Volt, as four of Chevrolet’s EREVs were torched last night at a Chevy dealership in Novato, California.
Police and fire crews were called on scene at 11:30pm last night to reports of a brush fire in the vicinity, but they got a little more than they bargained for when they spotted the Volts up in flames. Fortunately no one was injured and fire crews were able to quickly extinguish the flaming Volts.
Police initially believed the vehicle fires were caused by the nearby brush fire but further investigative work has now led them to believe an arsonist purposefully set fire to the vehicles at Novato Chevrolet on 7123 Redwood Dr.
It appears two Volts were melted like marshmallows and are surely beyond repair, while the other two may be able to be salvaged depending on the extent of the damage.
For more on the flame-engulfed Volts, take a look at the SF Gate news report below.