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Lithium-Ion Batteries Fires: Causes, Risks, and Tactics

Thursday, April 27
Students will gain an understanding of electric vehicle fires and the fire behavior associated with lithium battery fires, the causes of the fires and the proper steps to extinguish them, stored energy fires and the associated fire behavior with the lithium-ion batteries involved, how to work with the different entities at these incidents, and how to document the proper information in your report for handling these fires.
Paul Shoemaker, Firefighter Paramedic/Owner - Next Level Extrication, Colorado