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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com> >> 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 >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 >> <email@example.com> wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>> >> https://gaadiwaadi.com/shocking-electric-two-wheeler-burns-like-a-bomb-captured-in-video/ >>> Electric Two-Wheeler Bursts Into Flames Suddenly, Captured In >> Shocking Video >>> Feb 1, 2019 Vibin P Vijay >>> >>> [image >>> >> https://gaadiwaadi.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/electric-bike-cathes-fire.jpg >>> >>> _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)