New campaign to educate on lithium-ion battery hazards launches

Insight into the “Take C.H.A.R.G.E. of Battery Safety” initiative UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI) has introduced a comprehensive campaign to enhance public safety by educating on the potential hazards posed by lithium-ion batteries. The institute offers a wealth of resources aimed at helping communities understand how to prevent fires caused by these batteries and […]

Bridgeport selects Cadenza Innovation for lithium-ion BESS pilot project

Bridgeport, Connecticut, takes a significant step in renewable energy by piloting Cadenza Innovation’s battery energy storage system in its Fire Department headquarters Bridgeport, Connecticut, has announced its partnership with Cadenza Innovation by choosing its modular, high-safety, lithium-ion battery energy storage system (BESS) technology for a pilot project. This pioneering initiative will be implemented inside the […]

Moore-Merrell highlights increasing fire risks and strain on Hawaii firefighters

Fire survival plans critical as risks escalate in Hawaii A top federal fire official has issued a stark warning about the increasing strain on Hawaii’s firefighters and the escalating fire risks in the state. US Fire Administrator Lori Moore-Merrell emphasized the urgent need for residents to develop fire survival plans as Hawaii faces new dangers […]

New York City officials address e-bike safety concerns

New guidelines to address e-bike fires New York City officials have expressed growing concern over the safety of e-bikes and e-scooters, particularly regarding the proliferation of unsafe lithium-ion batteries. Recent incidents, including a fire caused by an electric scooter’s battery that resulted in three fatalities, have prompted the city to take action. Officials are urging […]

TLX Technologies delves into the intricacies of EV thermal management

TLX Technologies has shed light on the evolving challenges and possible solutions regarding thermal management in electric vehicles (EVs). The insights were shared on their blog, which underlines the importance of efficient cooling systems for various components of EVs, given the automotive industry’s shift towards eMobility. The complexities of eMobility thermal management The eMobility sector […]

U.S. Fire Administration to gather leaders for pivotal fire service summit

The U.S. Fire Administration is set to host a significant summit for national and federal leaders. On October 10, 2023, Emmitsburg, Maryland’s National Emergency Training Center will be bustling with influential figures from the fire service sector. An interactive session awaits attendees both in-person and virtually. A deep dive into pressing fire service issues Starting […]

Hoboken Fire Department emphasizes cooking safety for Fire Prevention Week

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As Fire Prevention Week commences on October 9, the Hoboken Fire Department (HFD) has unveiled this year’s theme: “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention”. Fire Prevention Week: Teaming up for community safety The HFD, in collaboration with the City of Hoboken and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), has initiated a […]

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