A fire fighting blanket!

Published 01.03.2023 by Anne Kathrine

A typical car fire need 500 gallons of water. An electric vehicle fire needs 30,000 gallons of water!

Electric vehicles have brought new challenges for fire departments. A Metro Detroit fire department has found a new way to fight electric vehicle fires: Bridgehill car fire blankets!

Regular car fires don't take too long to become extinguished, but electric vehicle fires can burn for hours on end, using up a significant amount of fire departments' time and resources.

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