All things under the heading Forcible entry/ exit. Tools, methods (which are most effective in your area?) , locks, bars, gates, enclosures (What's new on the buildings?), Bolt patterns on commercial occupancy rear doors, Tips and tricks!
"honestly if the tools are complian with standards that should be all the reason he needs but old dogs are hard to please. present the facts on paper and ask for the chance to demo for him the difference."
"You could certainly try and submit either a cut sheet, or spec sheet to the Chief. In service training by a qualified person is a step in the right direction, and the clincher is of course proof that it meets the NFPA standard. If members can show…"
About a year ago our company decided to add a set of Heavy Irons (Maul mated with Haligan) to our truck. Anticipating the department not approving the purchase, we fronted the money ourselves and put them in service. Like all the other different types of tools on the truck they are loved by some, disinterested by some others, but accepted by all who are assigned to the station. Recently our chief of operations found out about them and ordered them to be removed from the truck. His reasoning is…See More
Come and discuss or brag about your Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (FOOLS) organization. Looking to start a chapter in your area, I am sure we have enough qualified brothers out there to help! FTM-PTBSee More
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