Response to Energy/Lithium Ion/Battery Fires Training Event

October 22, 2023 Oradell, NJ


FREE to all Brother & Sister firemen in Bergen County

Hosted by River Edge Fire Dept.

Where: River Dell High School in Oradell, NJ (55 Pyle St.)

Instructed by Lt. Paul Rogers FDNY (ret)

Retired FDNY Lieutenant after more than 25 years, Lt. Rogers served as a HaxMat specialist before cofounding ESRG, supervising the FDNY's premier HazMat team. He also served as a HaMat manager for the FEMA NY Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team. Upon his retirement, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority encouraged Lt. Rogers to continue work as a consultant, helping guide local code officials in New York State on the safe installation of ESS. Renowned in this area of specialized expertise, Lt. Rogers currently sits on the NFPA 855(Energy Storage Systems Installations) standard and is a member of the International Fire Code Action Committee for ESS Installations.

Lithium-ion battery fires from electric cars, bikes and scooters are on the rise. Are you ready? Lt. Rogers will discuss battery and electric vehicle fires...how best to fight.

Space is limited and interest is strong. RSVP as soon as possible to the contact person below.



Date October 22, 2023

Time 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM



Contact Person Asst. Chief Robert Schlossberg

Location Oradell, NJ