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2014 Emergency Field Guide, EFG 

Emergency Field Guide

NFPA’s Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Emergency Field Guide is the source for the latest facts on safe response to electric, hybrid and fuel cell trucks, buses, commercial fleet and passenger vehicle incidents. It covers incidents involving damaged high voltage batteries, battery fires, extrication challenges, submersion, and charging stations. This one-stop guide covers the vital aspects of EV/hybrid/fuel cell hazard awareness and procedures -- including information from related NFPA codes and new consistent Moditech Rescue Solutions® vehicle diagrams.

Online Training

NFPA offers the following free online training for the U.S. fire service:

Training Feedback

What do participants think of our classroom training?


"Probably one of the most thorough and best classes I have ever taken. I would recommend it to anyone!" - MA


"Anyone responding to motor vehicle accidents should take this class." - NH


"Presented a wealth of information!" - MA


"As always, NFPA provided a great class and a fantastic instructor." - GA


"Matt [Paiss, Subject Matter Expert] was very knowledgeable, extremely organized and concise, pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about the material. I would definitely take another class from him!" - OR


"Both instructors [Jason Emery and John Cannon] were very interesting, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable. They had easy manners of delivery, and engaged the students appropriately. This was a well-prepared and well-delivered class!" - CT


"I was surprised at how little I knew at the beginning of the course versus how much I knew at the end. Very eye-opening!" - CT