Throwing ground ladders to all windows of the structure provides immediate access to the building as well as immediate access out it.
Mark van der Feyst reviews a simple drill to train on achieving clear communications on the fireground.
Mark van der Feyst offers this new drill on practicing securing a hydrant for a water source by adding gate valves to all ports.
G. Howard Blythe describes how a fire department achieved measurable improvements in performance by instituting a training program that focused on proficient execution of individual tactics and then permitting personnel to determine when to apply the improved skills into operations.
The focus will be on the most common residential and commercial locks and the numerous options to defeat them whether on EMS calls, service calls, or the fireground. Methods, tools, and tactics used for nondestructive entry, through-the-lock, and light forcible entry are presented, including using these methods on occupied/possibly occupied dwellings/structures.