Training, Networking and Dinner

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Lithium Ion Batteries and Firefighter Safety

A look at the challenges to firefighter safety posed by Lithium Ion batteries with a focus on their use in micro-mobility devices and electric vehicles.

We invite you to join us for dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday evening followed by a short business meeting. Training presented by Terry W. King.

Terry W. King

Lithium Ion Batteries and Firefighter Safety: A look at the challenges to firefighter safety posed by Lithium Ion batteries with a focus on their use in micro-mobility devices and electric vehicles.

Terry entered the fire service in 1973 as a volunteer while still in high school and subsequently served in numerous roles with volunteer departments in Anderson County and Rowan County, NC.  He’s been with Clemson University Fire & EMS for over 40 years as a volunteer and part-time firefighter and Captain. He became a student of hazardous materials in 1978 and helped form the Anderson County Hazardous Materials Team in the late 1980’s and continues to serve as Team Coordinator. He is a member and former Chair of the SC Hazardous Materials Working Group and member of the State Preventive Radiation/Nuclear Detection Committee. In 2022 he received the Excellence in Training award from the Anderson County Fire Chiefs Association.