EV fires are tough to fight and pose new hazards. Inside the race to get responders ready.

July 27, 2023 in News, Video by RBN Staff


A car catches fire every two minutes in the United States, and firefighters are well-versed in how to respond. But they face new hazards and challenges when that fire is in an electric vehicle or EV. Nearly 2 million EVs are already on the road and many believe they’re the future of driving. Though EV fires aren’t necessarily more common than standard car fires, they require a different approach from first responders: https://bit.ly/2UH0hhM