This video was suggested to me by a buddy of mine. It is a good video showing some different methods of forcing doors. This is a skill that too often gets overlooked. I will posting some more videos of forcible entry soon. In the meantime, if you have a method or technique that you would like to share, post or send it to us to post.
These factors are all too familiar. We see the same failures in these large loss of life fires in assembly occupancies. We sometimes take our inspections and prevention activities lightly because it is not “fun” or interesting to some. Remember these fires and the lives that have been lost because of poor prevention measures and a lack of life safety measures in these buildings.