Training Minutes: Forcing Entry on a Metal Door Using Ax and a Halligan

In this Training Minutes video, John Buckheit and Mike Perrone show some tricks a lone firefighter with only an ax and halligan can use to force entry on a metal outward-opening door.

These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform these techniques at emergency scenes and evolutions, be sure to wear full PPE and adhere to your agency’s procedures and policies. This video originally ran on the Fire Engineering site in 2010.

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Training Minutes: Forcible Entry on Metal Outward-Opening Door