On 11-5-2023 Cedar Grove Firefighter hosted a Electric Vehicle Fire Nozzles demonstration. Members evaluated two separate nozzles. The nozzle are specially designed to extinguish lithium battery cell fires in electric vehicles.
Probationary Firefighters Kyle Hill and Joseph Lombardi receive their initial firefighter training at the Passaic County Public Safety Academy. The course is a 200-hour introductory level progressive program. This level of training introduces the novice firefighter to the basics of nationally recognized firefighting techniques. Methods of instruction will include classroom theory, at-home online learning, as well as skill oriented “hands on” drill sessions.
The course meets the performance objectives of the N.F.P.A. standard 1001 and N.J.A.C. 5:73 4.3 standard, which will allow a firefighter to perform firefighting under direct supervision. All students will receive ICS 100, 200, NIMS 700, Right to Know and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operational Levels of training as required by N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1. Students will receive IFSAC and ProBoard Certification upon completion of all classes and sessions.