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The CHAR: Crazy, Honest & Reviewed.

My training and tools side hustle receives a fair share of inquiries regarding “vetting” new tools. These typically come from the company themselves, direct to us, for review. What intrigued me as a Truck Co. firefighter after seeing The CHAR tool was that this could be the first vertical firefighter self-rescue tool. As a massive fan of the pompier ladder, I had to get my hands on this.

This one I solicited for. I wanted this…
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Added by John T. Buttrick III on June 9, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Go to a fire every day.

Go to a fire every day. Every damn day.

Do I work for the busiest company in the busiest department? Surely not.

But I go to fires every single day.

Mentally, physically, or emotionally; I go to fires every day.  Allow me to explain.

This starts with a can-do and will-do attitude; a discipline that you are a firefighter. A way of life. That means acting accordingly on your…

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Added by John T. Buttrick III on February 28, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments

What’s in that bag? Through-The-Lock Respectful Entry Tools

Part II of the Through-The-Lock/ Respectful Entry series.

 

This is what we carry in our TTL/ RE bag.

Ours.  …

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Added by John T. Buttrick III on July 12, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Respectful Entry; Through-The-Lock FE

Originally hosted at: http://www.leatherheadmafia.com/through-the-lock-respectful-entry/

Firefighter through-the-lock forcible entry. A less destructive and more technical entry that results in gaining patient and occupant access on…

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Added by John T. Buttrick III on July 1, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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