In this firefighter training video, Rex Morris of the FDNY discusses conventional forcible entry tactics for overcoming doors that swing in.
It is three o'clock am, and you are responding as the first due truck company for a phone alarm reporting a possible structure fire.
It's not a tough sell in today's fire service to convince companies the thermal imager has extensive value in functional mitigation.
It is said that firefighters, as a breed, are an incredibly resourceful bunch.
The GRIPHOIST is a hand-operated, manual portable hoist using wire rope for heavy-duty work.
FIRE C.AP.T.A.I.N. NYC is a computer program that contains therequired reading materials for FDNY promotion exams, plus varioustools to help you 'absorb' the material.
Diminishing fire department budgets and cuts in manpower across the country are forcing today's fire companies to become leaner and meaner.
Detroit firefighters responded to almost 7,000 working fires from January to September of 2011, putting them on track to top 9,000 for the year.