Electric vehicle battery fires burn hotter and for longer - and require massive amounts of water to extinguish

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September 18 2022 - 6:00am
As sales of electric vehicles grow exponentially, firefighters are still grappling with the best methods of extinguishing a lithium-ion battery. Picture: Richard Briggs

The ACT's rapid take-up of electric vehicles comes with a major risk of which very few members of the public are aware, but which has firefighters quietly concerned.

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Peter Brewer

Reporter

Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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