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Basement Hatchway Door

Thu, 2 Sep 2010|

Frank Ricci and Anthony Avillo demonstrate a prop that can be used to train on using a circular saw to force entry on a metal basement hatchway door. Sponsored by Globe.

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Hey welcome to training minutes. Today we're gonna work on metal basement -- -- -- -- it's gonna talk about forcible entry of these analysts utilizing a circular saw. No matter where the fire areas in the basement. These basement -- have to be opened weather -- attack -- for ventilation they have to be opened as a matter of routine operation. Fortune -- -- doors with how elegant and simply. Final. It's the equivalent of forcing -- put on a -- -- -- make it look real wars so we came up with this one method to use this off. This -- here is very simple. As you can see here we had just to -- -- -- stock of steel welded on top of each other and it just makes -- track. With this allows is it allows the drill to continue and run smoothly when your in her requests were company drill. There's also piece of -- be inside here that's the same diameter of the locking -- As with any forcible entry. Type scenario the first thing you size -- is this how the doors locked. -- we can't come up to the door we're gonna pour on the hand all we're gonna make sure that that's the way to doors locked. As a reference point we're gonna use a -- bar put the -- -- the bottom of the door. And what we're gonna do we start -- caught just weird sort of way about twelve inches applause. Now in real life when -- -- it once you hit the ride and you're listening to the -- you'll hear it go. Adored can just open up and you could stop your -- But here we're gonna continue to cut down it gives a firefighter practice using the metal cutting blade. Realism in training is is where it's the -- service talking at the kitchen table is one thing actually touching the tools and other. All departments should be training like this. Remember when utilizing the saw we're gonna we've got a metal blade we're gonna start off at a lower PM and then we're gonna listen to the -- and as we get a group. Then we're gonna increase the rpm on the -- where we would we're going 4 PM and -- in this audience for the product. Another point is the circle -- danger which could rapidly turn to circle of death. No one should be around that person -- the -- -- except the guide person that is standing behind him and working with him everyone else should be standing clear. If I can reach what that's all or any tool and punch you in my circle. You're my circle a danger you shouldn't be there. Okay so we're gonna take it that we already size of the door the firefighters are gonna move -- they're gonna start to saw. You'll see that the firefighter in the back is gonna have his hands. On the firefighter remember when -- saw -- running it's been very -- -- the communique. In the circle -- danger what we do is if this firefighter. Pulled his hand away he's gonna immediately stop collide. That's a great point hands on to -- and the hands off not the cut is a great non verbal system I've heard departments use one perhaps go to -- stop. Three cups of -- you mother I mean these search. It becomes confusing this is a great way to do it and not be confusing. Remember this isn't the only way to force -- -- code -- this is -- my plan a plan -- for us is we use it will take how would embark. And go in house in attacked the bill could door and ripped it right off this is just simply one -- -- and making cuts. We're gonna take this -- -- -- -- we wanna did the -- setting the blade means get it to stop from -- As you saw what's just occurred cut only took a couple seconds. To -- this -- door. The -- is already to be reset if you notice the firefighter stands. Eighteen point four inches apart he's got good balance. The firefighter the safety fire -- in the back is also keep -- that firefighters fought. And in the plume sparks because those marks are superheated and can -- any coming here. Would like to thank -- sponsorship. This -- for training minutes.

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