There are apps specifically for first responders dealing with alt fueled 
vehicles.  I had one on my phone for awhile, not because I’m a first responder, 
but because I dealt a lot with alt fueled vehicles and was interested in 
whether there were adequate information sources.

- Mark

Sent from my Fuel Cell powered iPhone

> On Feb 15, 2019, at 4:28 AM, Ron Porter via EV <> wrote:
> I'm only a volunteer firefighter, but we get the same books and training as 
> the career firefighters in cities. I have not taken all possible classes and 
> I have not taken a class that is specific to vehicle fires. I have taken 
> recent vehicle extrication classes, though, and the only mention of 
> EV/Hybrids was to be very careful because there were no specific techniques 
> to avoid contact with the high energies, compounded by the fact that it is 
> not always obvious that you are even dealing with that kind of vehicle. I 
> know that many are concerned about the lack of information, let alone 
> training.
> Please lobby the appropriate authorities and manufacturers to get the 
> information out there and to develop standards and training. Dealing with a 
> fire is one thing, but things get difficult and dangerous if the best we can 
> do is make uneducated guesses.
> -- 
> Ron
>> On February 14, 2019 12:20:30 p.m. CST, paul dove via EV <> 
>> wrote:
>> There have been battery fires in wrecked Tesla’s this is a real danger.
>> Don’t plow you car into anything!  More disturbing is the article not
>> calling out the firemen for incorrect techniques to douse a battery
>> fire. Never use devices designed to smother the fire. The only way to
>> put out a lithium battery fire is to remove the heat with water. It is
>> not called thermal run away for no reason. 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Feb 14, 2019, at 8:44 AM, robert winfield via EV
>> <> wrote:
>>> If you click the link and read the article, it perpetutes the
>> --->myth<--- of "many Tesla battery fires, and is followed by multiple
>> ads for gasoline fueled motorcycles
>>> spreading fear and uncertainty and doubt. I expect better from the
>> -->EVDL
>>> On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 11:59:04 PM EST, brucedp5 via EV
>> <> wrote: 
>>> Electric Two-Wheeler Bursts Into Flames Suddenly, Captured In
>> Shocking Video
>>> Feb 1, 2019  Vibin P Vijay
>>> [image  

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