Lithium battery fires (FOI)
Lithium battery fires (FOI) Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 26 July 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many electric vehicle / lithium battery fires have been tackled since 2017? (Five years and 2022)
Please present the findings by year:
- 2022 (so far - Jan-June)
Please show the types of vehicles in the data. (EG, cars, bikes, scooters etc)
Has the service issued any advice, guidance or warnings around the subject of electric battery vehicle and fires?
Did any of the incidents result in significant damage or injury?
A, B and D
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The States of Jersey Fire and Rescue Service have not issued advice, guidance or warnings around the subject of electric battery vehicle and fires however generic electrical fire safety is covered via an annual National Fire Chiefs Councils (NFCC) campaign.
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