By Samuel Hittle
When gaining entry on a commercial storefront door, “through-the-lock” is considered a best practice. However, it is not guaranteed. This Fire Engineering Drill looks at situations and obstacles that prevent success with this forcible entry technique.
Part 1 of this two-part drill weighs in on an overlooked alternative to through-the-lock on the latch side.
We hope you enjoy the linked video in the content that augments this drill.
Download this drill as a PDF HERE (662 KB)
Samuel Hittle is a lieutenant with the Wichita (KS) Fire Department and an instructor with Traditions Training, LLC.