As Electric & Hybrid vehicles gain popularity it is important to note they present different hazards at accidents & other incidents.
Here are a few resources to familiarize yourself in case you are involved in an incident, regardless if you are a First Responder or not.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Chevrolet and OnStar partnered together to help educate first responders about electric vehicles, like the Chevrolet Volt. Here is a video from Fire Department Network News that describes some potential hazards to watch out for:
An Emergency Field Guide is available at: http://www.evsafetytraining.org/products.aspx
Online training from the NFPA can be located at: http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.asp?pid=EVT001
Here are a few additional helpful videos: