FSI A003 | Electric Vehicle Firefighting

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FSI A003 | Electric Vehicle Firefighting begins with an introduction to the subject on the increased importance of understanding Electric Vehicles in a fire fighting context.  The chapter starts with discussions on the parts of an Electric Vehicle and then moves on how the high voltage batteries and power sources play a crucial role. It also delves into deactivation techniques and emergency response procedures. The lessons are

  • Lesson 1: Parts of an Electric Vehicle
  • Lesson 2: Understanding EV Batteries
  • Lesson 3: Emergency Response to EV Fires
  • Lesson 4: Emergency Response Guides

The objectives of this course are:

  • Understand the challenges in responding to EV Fires
  • Recognize the parts of Electric Vehicles
  • Understand about various EV battery components
  • Understanding EV fires
  • Suppressing EV fires
  • Important Notes and References in EV Firefighting

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the Drill Night curriculum.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.
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Course Content

FSI A003 | Electric Vehicle Firefighting

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Parts of an Electric Vehicle
  • Lesson 2 – Understanding Electric Vehicle Batteries