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Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Safety

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:

Online training from the NFPA can be located at:

Here are a few additional helpful videos:


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