Archive for Tag: electric vehicle fires

Salem County lawmaker renews call to require electric vehicle fire training

TRENTON, N.J. – With Gov. Phil Murphy’s adopting a ban on car manufacturers selling gas-powered vehicles by 2035, South Jersey EMT and lawmaker Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick is renewing her call to release her bill (A4476) that requires firefighter and EMT training to combat electric vehicle fires. Her bipartisan...

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Electric vehicle fires spark New Jersey lawmaker to introduce bill requiring further training for firefighters, EMTs

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey EMT and lawmaker, Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick, is concerned about the growing number of electric vehicle fires as sales soar and storms surge. The risks these fires pose to firefighters and EMTs prompted her to introduce a bill that would require New Jersey’s Division...

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