Electric Vehicle Fires & Their Impact on Firefighter Training and Response



Though they result in the same kind of damage, electric vehicle fires are very different than those in fossil fuel-powered cars and trucks. 

As such, the response and countermeasures to electric vehicle battery fires are forcing first responders to adjust. Electric vehicle firefighter training means learning a new approach to putting out a blaze and staying safe. 

In Fire Engineering’s Jan. 25, 2023, installment of its Humpday Hangouts, Brian Engle, our Director of Business Development, discusses the new landscape of electric vehicle fire training and standards for first responders.

Start watching the on-demand video below