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Inspiration from Irons and Ladders

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKkohuAp33c] Firehouse innovation has always interested me, especially since I am not the handiest of people. You can go on YOUTUBE and find thousands of home-made props, and within a few hours you can enhance your fire training. I have been lucky ...

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Interesting Video

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9rYq6sOqoU] I say interesting because very rarely do you get to see a video with 2 victim rescue, and the forcible entry process of a heavily fortified door, with a roll down gate. Take this video and apply your ...

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Shock The Door

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATKiZgRRnyE] The above video gives you some examples of shocking, gaping, setting, and forcing the inward swinging door. One thing firefighters often leave out is the initial shock of the door. Shocking the door can indicate where the door ...

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Through The Lock: Rim Lock

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu0-nIgBSZk] The above video is a great instructional tool on how to go through the lock on the rim lock. These locks are typically found in older residential and multifamily dwellings. It even covers the difficulties of the “burglar ...

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Public Service Announcement Part Deux!!!!

DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOUR IRONS!!!!!!! With your donation of just 1 hour of hands on training a shift you can prevent Halligans like Harry here from being out on the street looking for random doors to force. Harry started off ...

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American Series 2000 Lock

This is just a short video on how to defeat the American Series 2000 lock AKA “The Hockey Puck Lock”. I was originally taught this method by Capt. Robert Morris of the FDNY at FDIC East in Atlantic City New ...

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Public Service Announcement

It is a shame that in an instructional picture on how to “Kick in a door” that a fireman is used to depict the act. Sadly to many of us are out there kicking doors while perfectly good tools are ...

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BRING THE IRONS!

This video depicts a problem plaguing my department. I am not against the hydra-ram, in fact quite the contrary. I think it is a great tool in the right situation, and when I was assigned to a truck company I ...

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