Elon Musk offers Tesla Model S and X to rescue people from California wildfires

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As you probably know by now, the good people of California have been hit by two major wildfires recently which have caused chaos for around 150,000 residents who have been forced to leave their homes. At least nine have died.

Tesla boss Elon Musk took to Twitter to suggest that the Model S and Model X could be used to help rescue people from affected areas.

He pointed out that both models have "hospital grade HEPA filters" which essentially means that the cars filter air so well they shouldn't have too much difficulty dealing with the smoke that generally accompanies wildfires.

As you could probably guess given that this is Twitter, some people took issue with the offer.

Elon defended himself as always:

But that didn't put the critics to rest:

What do you think?

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