EV Fires - What Fleet Managers Need To Know

Why do EVs catch fire & how do fleet managers keep their charging sites & drivers safer? In this session, EV FireSafe Director Emma Sutcliffe will look at the stats, steps & strategies around electric vehicle fires & an important conversation - what do we need to learn to successfully adapt to a world of electrified transport & how quickly can we there?

Funded by the Australian Department of Defence and now referenced by a global network of experts, EV manufacturers & emergency agencies, EV FireSafe provides data-driven learnings that enhance the safety of everyone managing incidents involving electric vehicles, with a focus on those occurring at EV charging hubs.

View EV FireSafe’s research at evfiresafe.com
View EV fire training at evfiresafe.business


Emma leads EV FireSafe's strategic direction. Her experience as an electric vehicle charging infrastructure professional & volunteer firefighter inspired the project.

Emma is an operational fire-fighter with experience in lithium-ion batteries fires &, along with her team, is working globally with fire & emergency agencies, & private clients in the airports, shipping, automotive & military sectors.

Back to top