February 16, 2018 - 3:51pm
Submitted photos and press release:
The Alternative Fuel Vehicles & New Technologies four-hour class was offered by the Genesee County Office of Emergency Management Services in conjunction with the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control on Feb. 12 at the Fire Training Center.
It was attended by 63 fire personnel from Genesee County and the surrounding area.
Information about the hazards of the new fuels such as methanol, compressed natural gas and electric power; as well as the pressures created within fuel cylinders was addressed in addition to safety information on other possible hazards related to alternative fuel vehicles. State Fire Instructor David Harrington also addressed the changing technology of the automobile.
Genesee County participants included:
Town of Batavia
Lori Ann Santini