Tesla Megapack battery fire is ‘fully controlled,' shelter-in-place advisory lifted

-The fire at the Elkhorn Battery Storage facility in Monterey County, California, started at around 1:30AM this morning.

-No injuries were reported at the scene.

-The North County Fire Department and Monterey County Sheriff's Office lifted the shelter-in-place advisory and reopened the roads at around 7PM PT / 10PM ET.

-Residents were asked to shut all windows and turn off ventilation systems due to the hazardous waste material incident caused by the Tesla Megapack fire.

-The fire closed a section of Highway 1 as fire crews deployed units to handle the blaze.

-Smith said PG&E does not expect the fires to cause customers any outages.