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DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

FF VRS Harness and Attachment Options for Victim Rescue - PART 1

This and the following video (Part 2) will discuss and demonstrate the Harness and Attachment options when using a VRS (Versatile Rescue System) to extract a...
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Baby Rescue using a Firefighter VRS

In this video we will discuss and demonstrate how a VRS (Versatile Rescue System) can be used to rescue a baby or small child - Both 1 FF and 2 FF methods wi...
Jul 23
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Firefighter VRS - Introduction to Victim Rescue

This video previews the options for using a VRS to rescue a victim - Whether that victim is a Civilian or a fellow Firefighter. The techniques for performing...
Jul 20
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Firefighter Pitched Roof Rescue using a VRS

This is the first in a series of videos that will discuss and demonstrate techniques for using a VRS (Versatile Rescue System) to rescue a victim. In this se...
Jul 11
DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

Firefighter VRS: Window Clearing for Emergency Egress

This video will discuss and demonstrate the information and techniques needed to quickly clear out a window for emergency egress when deploying a Personal Es...
Mar 24
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Firefighter VRS Bailout Techniques

This is the 9th and last video in the Firefighter VRS "Self Rescue" series. The proper mechanics for bailing out a window and off a roof will be explained an...
Feb 26
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FORCIBLE ENTRY TRAINING: Attacking Wooden Jambs and Spiking

In this video Mike Perrone demonstrates various methods for spiking and attacking wooden door jambs using his Multi-Force Forcible Entry Simulator. One of th...
Dec 24, 2016
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Forcible Entry "HITTING TIPS"

This video demonstrates various tips for positioning of the "Hitter" during conventional forcible entry. The center piece of the demonstrations is the Multi-...
Oct 12, 2016
DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

Mayday Ready?

When was the last time you challenged yourself and your teammates to mask up quickly? When faced with a civilian rescue or a Firefighter Mayday, reaction tim...
Sep 16, 2016
DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

Firefighter Rapid Intervention F.E.P.S. Demo

This is a short video that I edited down from a full length video I posted a few years earlier - It demonstrates the speed of a "F.E.P.S." (FF Extraction Pul...
Aug 28, 2016
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May 16, 2016
DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

NEW Crush Door Simulator for Firefighter Forcible Entry

This video will highlight a NEW forcible entry prop designed by Mike Perrone of the FDNY called the "Crush Door Simulator" - It was created to allow firefigh...
Apr 22, 2016
DALE G. PEKEL posted a photo

FDNY Truck 175

Rock and I hanging out with Mike Perrone (from 175 Truck) after a "Job" in Brooklyn.
Jan 9, 2016
DALE G. PEKEL posted a video

Firefighter Forcible Entry Training with Mike Perrone

This video is by Mike Perrone of the FDNY who demonstrates a variety of forcible entry techniques that can be performed on both in and outward swinging doors...
Jan 9, 2016
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Firefighter Rapid Intervention "Dragon Bag" - PART 1: Features

This video is the first of 4 in a series that will take you through a newly designed RIT Rescue Air Pack called the "Dragon Bag"....... The "Dragon Bag", alo...
Sep 4, 2015
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May 2, 2015

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At 6:26am on April 21, 2014, Isaac Frazier said…

Thanks Dale, keep up the strong work.

At 2:07pm on December 20, 2013, Steven Dill said…

Dale, Thank you for all that you do to share some great training for us.  Can you please e mail me the rooftop drawings. I have already built the other 2 props. E mail address is Thanks again! 

At 12:51am on November 26, 2013, Nick Miller said…

The first day of gun season started Monday here in West Virginia, and of course I missed it due to a nasty barn fire around 1am. They are calling for a few inches of snow on Wednesday, so hopefully I'll be able to hit the woods early that morning. I hope you bagged that big one this season buddy....and work isn't too stressful before the Holidays. Happy Thanksgiving to your guys, and the family. Stay safe, stay low, and keep moving! Cheers!

At 4:18pm on October 31, 2013, Nick Miller said…

Dale! How have you been brother? Keep in touch!

At 11:55pm on April 5, 2013, Scott Fannin said…

Hey, Cap!

My department has asked me to get some ideas together for some training props.  I was wondering if you could send me the plans for your wall, Denver and roof props.  I would really appreciate it.  Keep up the good work!  Can't wait to see what else you come up with. 

Scott Fannin


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