Captain David Decker of the Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department discusses the basic tools firefighters need to perform vent-enter-search (VES).
David Rickert and company demonstrate in real time using the Milwaukee Method for ventilating peaked-roof structures.
Capt. Bob Morris of the FDNY demonstrates how to cut padlocks on a door using a rotary saw. Sponsored by American Military University.
Pat Nichols and Mark Gregory show methods for distentagling a victim impaled on a piece of rebar at a construction site and review concerns rescuers need to address when performing the rescue.
Dave Decker and his crew demonstrate various methods for gaining access to ground floor compartment to perform vent-enter-search (VES).
Steve White and crew demonstrate the process for using struts, cribbing, and air bags to create space to perform extrication in a side underride scenario. Sponsored by Holmatro.
Mark Gregory of the FDNY and Jim Payne of the Baltimore City (MD) Fire Department demonstrate an evolution for practicing removing a ring stuck on a patient's finger.
Steve White and crew review different scenarios for using buttress-tension stabilization to secure two types of large vehicles for extrication work. Sponsored by Holmatro.
Dave Decker discusses the situations that would lead firefighters to employ vent-enter-search and the best locations for doing so.
Father-and-son FDNY team Bob and Rex Morris demonstrate tactics to overcome doors that swing toward you. Sponsored by American Military University.