In this Urban Essentials firefighter training video, Bob and Rex Morris demonstrate tactics to overcome doors that swing toward you.
Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the common hazards firefighters may encounter while performing searches.
In this Training Minutes video, John Buckheit demonstrates how to defeat a push-bar lock, common in places of public assembly, without doing damage.
In this Training Minutes video, Rex Morris of the FDNY explains the intricacies of going through the lock on a mortise lock using a K tool and key tool.
In this Training Minutes video, John Buckheit takes a look at various types of glass and how they behave when struck by firefighters trying to take the glass.
In this Training Minutes video, Mike Ciampo reviews some tips regarding anchor points on tower ladders.
Let’s always try and be as thorough as we can and work together in opening up and extinguishing every fire we encounter to avoid the dreaded rekindle
In this Training Minutes video, Lt. Katie Johnson describes an efficient method for a single firefighter to deploy at 28- to 35-foot ladder.
Clay Magee offers a brief overview of fireground through-the-lock techniques.
If you train on this tactic of two ladders in a relatively close position from the start, you’ll find out that it’s easier and quicker to remove an unconscious victim to the ground.