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NHTSA investigates possible seat belt fires

Posted at 6:28 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-14 21:28:26-04

Could part of your vehicle designed to protect you, actually be putting you in danger?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says it is investigating fires possibly started by seatbelts.

Five complaints involve Ford F-150 Super Crew trucks, model years 2015-2018.

NHTSA summaries show all were involved in crashes.  No injuries have been reported due to the fires. 

It's early in the investigation, but if you think this has happened to your truck, contact federal investigators. You can do that here.