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…Continue
Added by John T. Buttrick III on June 9, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by John T. Buttrick III on February 28, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments
Part II of the Through-The-Lock/ Respectful Entry series.
This is what we carry in our TTL/ RE bag.
Added by John T. Buttrick III on July 12, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by John T. Buttrick III on July 1, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments