Training Minutes: Metal Wedge for Forcible Entry

Firefighter using a halligan to force entry on a door

How can a single firefighter effectively get better purchase for the halligan when trying to force entry on an outward-opening door? In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo and company share a tip on using a metal wedge to create a better angle for a lone firefighter attempting conventional forcible entry in just such a scenario.

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