Mike Ciampo and his crew demonstrate how firefighters can "shoot" a ground ladder under overhead obstructions such as power lines, or even place the ladder under a dangling victim.
Many newer members may have come directly from college and haven’t worked jobs that required using tools. So, how do we get back to the basics and refine our teaching methods?
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo discusses accessing HUD windows, a form of window protection used to secure vacant residences.
Mike Ciampo shares a list of tactical tips for firefighters.
The parapet has many issues and can be problematic for firefighters and firefighting operations, writes Mike Ciampo.
As an officer, making the decision to force open a door takes a few seconds after you evaluate the situation and the conditions. Mike Ciampo on through-the-lock techniques.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo and company demonstrate overcoming child gates or child safety bars on windows using a variety of tools.
COVID-19 has put us in a war zone, where we are performing an unfathomable number of CPR runs a day; yet, we continue forward with compassion, performance, and respect.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo demonstrates the louver cut for roof ventilation operations.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo discusses using various hand tools in roof ventilation operations.