Water and Magnesium Fires: Developing an Attack Plan

Eric James explains the changes that fire departments need to consider when responding to magnesium fires.


Fire departments across the country need to develop or mold their strategies when it comes to magnesium.  Operating guidelines should cover vehicle fires to start. Magnesium can be found in everyday day life. Officers and firefighters need to look at the vehicle before approaching to observe like you would on structure fire.

Look for Part 2 in late February.