Hybrid/EV/Extrication guide – FREE NFPA Emergency Field Guide

Thank you Boron Extrication for posting this.

“I’m a big fan of free or inexpensive training. The NFPA created an excellent Hybrid/EV/Extrication guide that is free to the fire service.”

Warning: 26mb PDF download: https://smoothboretip.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/evfg-15-pdf.pdf

Email me at SmoothBoreTip@gmail.com if you want to get it offline.

Source: NFPA Emergency Field Guide-2015 Edition – Boron Extrication


Fires in Structures with Solar Panels

I came across these two excellent online resources on fires in structures with solar panels. Both are free!:

UL Study Recommends Tactical Changes for Fires in Structures with Solar Panels

and this one, via Cal Fire, which includes Student Manuals, Lesson Plans, and Power Point presentations for Awareness and Operations level training:

Fundamentals of Photovoltaics for the Fire Service

Did I mention they’re free? Check them out.

The Exponential Engine – Fire Engineering Training Community

“… the idea, every engine company should be designed with a first due “Plan A” to attack whatever you have with all you have. Setting up a rig with a plan for extended operations or waiting for the cavalry to arrive before you act only puts you closer to engaging a different fire than the one you are currently seeing (catch up).

Read the full article here: The Exponential Engine – Fire Engineering Training Community.