Battery Safety Science Webinar Series

Battery Safety Science Webinar Series: Electric Vehicle Fire Data and Concerns for First and Second Responders

April 19, 2021

Battery Safety Science Webinar Series: Electric Vehicle Fire Data and Concerns for First and Second Responders

Bob Swaim, founder and principal of HowItBroke.com recently delivered insightful data on known failures in electric vehicles (EV) and potential issues impacting firefighters, police, and other first responders. His presentation offered context regarding risks from different battery types by illustrating real-world data from when, where, why, and how often various EVs have caught fire. Case examples highlighted what has and has not been effective for firefighters and the risks created by EV fires and existing standards relating to EV firefighting, as well as support for potential industry improvements.

Download the presentation from this webinar.

Download ELECTRIC VEHICLE FIREFIGHTING REMINDERS.