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Electric Vehicles & Fire Apparatus

Modesto firefighters are placing electric vehicles in a large dumpster for a cool-down period after the fire
Li-ion batteries are here to stay and it’s on firefighters to keep up with advances in battery technology
St. Paul’s new Station 7 will house five vehicles including the city and state’s first electric fire engine
It’s time for the fire service to get a seat at the table of technological advancements that will impact our service delivery
Sanford firefighters work to stay up-to-date on the latest vehicle technology
The fire service is uniquely positioned to lead the transition to more electric devices in our homes, workplaces and community as a whole
The 2023 Mercedes Benz EQE350+ electric vehicle wasn’t being charged when it began to burn
Grants will facilitate the development of EV charging infrastructure, installation of charging stations, and the implementation of educational programs
Eric Valliere, chair of the Fire Department Safety Officers Association, spoke with FireRescue1 about this year’s safety push around electric batteries
Deputy Chief Darin Wallentine details this year’s Firefighter Safety Stand Down theme, from EVs to e-bikes and beyond
Portland’s new battery-powered Volterra fire engine is the second electric fire truck in service in the country
Orlando will begin testing two driverless buses that will run daily on traditional bus routes