In this firefighter training video from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue, firefighters demonstrate methods for gaining a purchase point when forcing an inward-swinging door.
Samuel Hittle and Chad Dailey review situations that may require firefighters to use hinge-side forcible entry and share tips on hinge removal.
In this firefighter training video, Captain Bill Gustin of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue and company demonstrate two methods for forcing doors with high-security multiple locks.
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.
In this Urban Essentials video in the Training Minutes series, Capt. Bob Morris of the FDNY demonstrates how to cut padlocks on a door using a rotary saw.
In this Training Minutes video, John Buckheit takes an in-depth look at how to use the forked end of the halligan to force a residential door.
In this Urban Essentials video in the Training Minutes series, Bob Morris shares a technique for quickly defeating certain types of padlocks.
In this Urban Essentials firefighter training video, Bob and Rex Morris demonstrate tactics to overcome doors that swing toward you.
Mike Ciampo shares a trick of the trade regarding a homemade tool to make through-the-lock forcible entry access simpler.
In this Training Minutes video, John Buckheit demonstrates how to defeat a push-bar lock, common in places of public assembly, without doing damage.