Cass County, Indiana – First Responders to Receive Lithium Ion Battery Safety Training

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Logansport, IN – Cass County bolsters its emergency response capabilities with a new training initiative focused on lithium ion battery safety.

The Cass County Emergency Management Agency announced a $6,450 funding boost from Duke Energy to enhance area public safety in handling lithium ion batteries and other hazardous materials. A specialized training session is scheduled for June 21, providing first responders with hands-on techniques to manage battery emergencies safely.

According to the agency, the training, held at the Local Emergency Planning Committee, builds on last year’s efforts and introduces advanced methods to deal with potential battery incidents in vehicles and larger industrial setups. Participants will also explore energy storage solutions that utilize lithium ion technology.

For those interested in the training, details are available via email at EMA@co.cass.in.us or by contacting the Cass County Emergency Management Agency directly at 574-722-2484. The agency extends gratitude to Duke Energy for their continued support in funding critical public safety training programs for the third consecutive year.

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