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August 4, 2023

5 Actions to Improve Battery Fire Outcomes at Data Centers

Research Engineer Adam Barowy
FSRI Research Engineer Adam Barowy

The advancement and increasing affordability of lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is revolutionizing every product sector from personal electronic devices to vehicles, and more recently, data centers — all creating new safety challenges. In a new article, "Challenges to Incident Response at Secured Data Centers," published online by The Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI) Research Engineer Adam Barowy and Loudon County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Jasen Dodson detail five actions the security industry can pursue with local fire officials to improve incident outcomes, reminding readers that "the most effective strategy starts before the incident through a collaborative planning process."

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