Nowadays firefighters tend to become over reliant on saws during forcible entry operations and often forget some of the most basic of fireground tools. The Duckbill Lock Breaker is one such a tool that has become a forgotten tool that tends to sit in a compartment on the truck. But what about the times when, […]
Take a look at these two videos for a great example of coordinated ventilation. The outside vent (OV) firefighter on the fire escape waits until the line is putting water on the fire to take the windows. Doing so helps the engine make the advance into the fire area a little easier. Waiting until the […]
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.