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  1. Firefighting Drill : Drill: Forcible Entry—Outward Opening Doors and Limited Space

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    Fri, 26 Jun 2015

    Donald L. Wedding offers this new drill that demonstrates using the “spike” of the halligan to force narrow outward opening doors (less than 30 inches) or doors with limited work areas on either side when the “adz” cannot be set to gap and force the door.

  2. Firefighting Drill : Outside Vent Suitcase

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    Wichita (KS) Fire Department Lieutenant Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill which looks at the tasks of the outside vent position.

  1. Firefighting Drill : RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter

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    Fri, 15 Aug 2014

    Salem (VA) Fire-EMS Lieutenant C. "Mike" Elston offers this Traditions Training drill which uses a short ladder as an alternative to a stokes basket.

  2. Firefighting Drill : Traditions Training Drill: Reducing Visibility

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Sep 2014

    FDNY Lieutenant Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill which uses wax sheets to practice working in light smoke conditions.

  3. Firefighter Drills : Search Drill, Part 2 - Micro Search

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Apr 2014

    In Part 2 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding micro search functions.

  4. Firefighting Drill : Throw Back to Basics: Air Bags

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    Thu, 23 Jul 2015

    Brian Zaitz offers this new drill on air bags which, while not routinely used for extrication, are a critical tool in the extrication cache.

  5. Firefighting : Drill : Engine Company Operator Tools

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    Fri, 10 Jul 2015

    Fairfax County (VA) Fire & Rescue Department Battalion Chief Dan Shaw presents this new drill that focuses on the successful actions of a disciplined engine company and the tools and skills needed to affect that outcome.

  6. Firefighting Drill : Butting Ladders

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    Fri, 5 Jun 2015

    Kyle Stephens offers this new drill that aids firefighters in positioning ground ladders for entering/exiting upper floors.

  7. Firefighting Drill : The Company Officer

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    Fri, 29 May 2015

    Fire Department of New York lieutenant Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill that discusses the importance and the responsibiities expected of this vital fire department position.

  8. Firefighting Drill : Yes, Your Engine Carries Ground Ladders!

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    Sat, 14 Feb 2015

    Pittsburgh (PA) Bureau of Fire Lieutenant Dan Doyle offers fellow firefighters this Traditions Training drill to remind them the importance on the use and positioning of their ground ladders.