On Scene

On Scene

On Scene

This year, On Scene will focus on case studies of incidents involving Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs). AFVs are just as safe as conventional vehicles, but they are different. Consequently, incidents involving alternative fuel vehicles require specialized procedures from first responders. This month’s case study is based on an incident involving …

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On Scene This year, On Scene will focus on case studies of incidents involving Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs). AFVs are just as safe as conventional vehicles, but they are different. Consequently, incidents involving alternative fuel vehicles require specialized procedures from first responders. This month’s case study is based on an …

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Case Study: Compressed Natural Gas Box Truck Incident Response

Case Study: Compressed Natural Gas Box Truck Incident Response

By Jeff Julian and Gary Garrisi Jeff Julian and Gary Garrisi are first responder trainers for the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). Mr. Julian has 40 years of experience as a first responder and public safety trainer in Yuba, CA. Since 2011, Mr. Julian has trained first responders across …

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On Scene Year in Review

On Scene Year in Review

This year, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) eNews launched a new column as an ongoing effort to support the first responder community. The column “On Scene: AFVs and First Responders” is written by NAFTC first responder trainers Jeff Julian and Gary Garrisi, and provides news and information specific …

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training Products

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training Products

Since 2005, the NAFTC has actively supported the first responder community with educational opportunities on properly and safely responding to automobile incidents involving alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). Vehicle types covered in these materials include electric drive, propane autogas, natural gas, biofuel and hydrogen powered vehicles. Little did we know that …

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