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  1. Hybrid Vehicles : Separating Fact from Fiction

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    extrications. Hybrid vehicle fires require ..... equipment. Clearly, hybrid vehicles and other alternative ..... address submerged hybrid vehicle concerns. CASE ..... dealing with hybrid vehicles . Incident 1 ..... continue to purchase hybrid vehicles and manufacturers ..... responses to hybrid vehicle incidents. Chief

  2. Scenario: MVA Involving a Hybrid Vehicle

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    Thu, 16 Dec 2010

    used. Keeping in mind that hybrid vehicles have four tires and a steering ..... vehicle is a hybrid. Most hybrid vehicle manufacturers place the high ..... trunk of the vehicle. All hybrid vehicles have a high-voltage battery disconnect


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 2006

    problem with a hybrid vehicle . Photo 2 Click ..... field. Many hybrid vehicles will display a ..... progressed, not all hybrid vehicles use high-voltage ..... HV power in a hybrid vehicle . Unfortunately ..... approaching a fire in a hybrid vehicle . For example ..... of hazards, hybrid vehicles are really no

  2. New Vehicle Extrication: A Brief Overview of Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Jan 2013

    The answer is basically...not much. As with other plugin hybrids , this Prius model is essentially a traditional hybrid vehicle designed with the ability to be plugged into a level I or II charging station . These vehicles are designed with a higher

  3. Hybrid Vehicle Hazards

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    Mon, 22 Oct 2007

    Emergency Training Solutions Although hybrid vehicles can present significant hazards to ..... movement. The high voltage batteries in hybrid vehicles range from 144 to 330 volts DC. Some ..... still retains stored power. Although hybrid vehicles do present some obstacles for emergency

  4. Responding to Hybrid Vehicle Incidents Discussed at FDIC 2011

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    Mon, 21 Mar 2011

    articles on hybrids for Fire Engineering , detailed concerns when responding to emergency incidents and extrications involving hybrid vehicles . "Firefighters must be prepared to handle the next generation of vehicles on the road," Emery said. Emery provided

  5. Hybrid Models Around Us Today

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    Thu, 15 Apr 2010

    All full hybrid vehicles contain a high ..... used in full hybrid vehicles : Series Hybrid ..... type of full hybrid vehicle , do not have ..... type of full Hybrid vehicle , can use the ..... you can see, hybrid vehicles vary greatly

  6. Mid-Voltage/Low-Voltage Automotive Systems

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    Mon, 4 Oct 2010

    electrical systems in hybrid vehicles . It is also important to ..... first mid-voltage “ hybridvehicles were the 2004 model year ..... view of a mid voltage hybrid vehicle . As with other hybrid vehicles , it is very important

  7. New Vehicle Extrication: Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Sep 2009

    connected in series. As is standard with hybrid vehicle batteries, these are "dry cell ..... taught extensively on the subject of hybrid vehicles and is a FDIC lecturer. He is the ..... More Vehicle Extrication Subjects: Hybrid vehicle hazards and extrication

  8. Ocala (FL) Fire-Rescue Acquires Green Vehicles

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    Thu, 2 Sep 2010

    Fire Rescue has put into service two 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid vehicles . The vehicles are rated at 51 miles per gallon. The hybrids ..... The vehicles have been assigned to administrative staff. Hybrid Vehicle Extrication Operations in the Extrication Zone