Have you been trained on tactics specific to extinguishing electric vehicle fires?

FireRescue1 Poll Results: Feb 28, 2023 - Mar 15, 2023

Yes, we have had formal training on extinguishing electric vehicle fires. 18 %
No, we have not had formal training, but we have verbally discussed procedures. 59 %
No, we have not trained on or discussed procedures for electric vehicle fires. 23 %
Total 126

With adoption of electric vehicles increasing, firefighters need to be aware of the dangers they present and the unique challenges associated with extinguishing an electric vehicle fire. Has your department opted to provide training specifically for EVs? Check out this article on EV fire attack and extrication basics, and take our latest poll on the topic. 

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