Lithium-Ion Battery Fires in Electric Vehicles – Safety Risks to Emergency Responders: NTSB Report


WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2021) ­– The National Transportation Safety Board issued Safety Report 20/01 “Safety Risks to Emergency Responders from Lithium-Ion Battery Fires in Electric Vehicles” Jan. 13, 2021. This video summarizes that report and focuses on the safety risks to first and second responders posed by electric vehicles that are powered by high-voltage, lithium-ion batteries.

All audio is courtesy: National Transportation Safety Board.  The audio was cleaned up and breaks removed.

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