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NTSB says vehicle battery fires pose risks to 1st responders – The Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Electric vehicle fires pose safety risks to first responders and guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate,…

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DETROIT (AP) Electric vehicle fires pose safety risks to first responders and guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate, according to U.S. investigators.
There are also gaps in industry safety standards and research on high-voltage lithium-ion battery fires, especially in high-speed, severe crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.
The agency, which has no enforcement powers and can only make recommendations, called for manufacturers…

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