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.
Mark van der Feyst examines two ways firefighters can ventilate a flat roof: the coffin cut and the square cut.
Mike Ciampo shares a list of tactical tips for firefighters.
In this firefighter training video, Nick Papa and Pete Morotto review some ventilation considerations for search teams when searching for victims without the protection of a hoseline.
Mark van der Feyst examines some considerations firefighters need to keep in mind when dealing with flat roofs.
Bill Gustin and Juan Miguel of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire/Rescue perform four forcible entry techniques on just one door found in a construction dumpster.
Join us for a Webcast with Jason Joannides, "Proven Truck Tactics That Might Surprise You," as part of the ongoing REV Fire Group Apparatus Conference & Expo, powered by FDIC International.
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.