Electric Opel extinguished in Germany for 5 hoursNovember 4, 2020
German journalists shared a unique video of extinguishing an electric car Opel.
The full video was posted on the Emergency-Report . The fire took place in the city of Langenfeld in Germany.
According to the report, the Opel Ampera-e (European version of the Chevrolet Bolt EV) was plugged into a charger. For an unknown reason, an electric car caught fire.
The fire brigade arrived at the scene at 1 am and started extinguishing the car. Despite all efforts, the fire did not subside and after a while spread to the back of the car, where the battery is located.
Interestingly, despite what was happening, the car’s dashboard was working!
To prevent re-ignition, firefighters moved the electric vehicle into a special container filled with 5,000 liters of water.
The extinguishing mission ended at about 6 am. Thus, the process took 5 hours.
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