VIDEO: Electric cars are better for the environment but can pose a hazard for firefighters.

El Paso Fire Department Captain Manuel Maldonado said electric cars are not necessarily more dangerous, but require a different approach when trying to put out fires caused by a crash or any accident.

He said that the initial extinguishing of the fire is the same: the firefighters wear the same protective equipment to extinguish the flames, but they take one additional step after.
– PUB DATE: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: KTSM-TV NBC 9 El Paso
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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