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 the context of ventilation and flow paths, Mike Ciampo reviews door size-up and reading smoke when it comes to forcible entry.
In this new Training Minutes video, Steve Hamilton reviews considerations for members conducting forcible entry during hostile events, including law enforcement adjustments to protect firefighters forcing entry.
In this new Training Minutes video, Mike Ciampo and company discuss methods for establishing a gap for forcible entry on aluminum doors. They also cover saw positioning for effective cutting.
In this new Training Minutes video, Mike Ciampo reviews some tricks of the trade for using the rabbit tool for forcible entry.
Michael N. Ciampo gives examines the best practices and helpful hints when using this invaluable forcible entry tool to force all types of doors.
In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo and company demonstrate three different methods for manually defeating case-hardened padlocks.
In this week’s Humpday Hangout, Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and the rest of the panel will be talking about strategic considerations for forcible entry on overhead doors and roll-down security gates.
In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo discusses some details on one of the greater challenges in conventional forcible entry on commercial buildings: outward-opening doors.