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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.
Kyle Stephens offers this new drill that aids firefighters in positioning ground ladders for entering/exiting upper floors.
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.
Wichita (KS) Fire Department Lieutenant Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill which looks at the tasks of the outside vent position.
"Green is in," says Traditions Training, LLC's Douglas J. Mitchell Jr., and firefighters must be aware.
Ashburn (VA) Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Kyle Stephens offers this new Traditions Training drill that shows the step-by-step procedure that will assist in accurate ladder placement on the first attempt despite any fireground obstacle.
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.
FDNY Lieutenant Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers this new Traditions Training drill which uses wax sheets to practice working in light smoke conditions.
District of Columbia Fire Department Captain Danny Troxell offers this Traditions Training drill that can be used to improve the quality of radio transmissions.
In Part 2 of this two-part series on search drills, Samuel Hittle offers this Traditions Training drill regarding micro search functions.