Issues with fuel has been a major concern of manufacturers of two-cycle equipment since I first started using, repairing and teaching on the subject in 1986. Using old or expired gasoline, improper mix and improper carburetor adjusting have cost manufacturers, equipment owners and operators tremendous amounts of money. I started researching this topic a few […]
Door control is probably the least fun part of forcible entry, but one of the most important. Lets be honest, most doors we force do not have fire directly behind them. When forcing a door for a utility emergency, medical run, alarm investigation and the such is door control really that important? I think so. If you get in the habit of doing it every time you force a door it will be second nature when it really matters.
We are often asked why we don’t post more “engine stuff”. I think the main reason is due to the lack of first-arriving or simultaneous arriving video cameras with the first due companies, and of the first-due footage that is available only a fraction of it is usable for teaching aggressive engine operations.
We specialize in the basic fundamentals of firefighting. While we believe that hazardous materials, terrorism, emergency medical and the various rescue disciplines are essential parts of the Fire Service, we also think that the basic fundamentals of firefighting have been overlooked in recent years. We are here to help turn that trend in the other direction.