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My Visit to Houston Fire Department

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No matter where I go, I always learn something new and interesting about that particular department. Whether it be about the house we are visiting, the equipment, operations or historical information, each place has it’s own story and way of doing things.

Great Training Opportunity

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You just can’t afford to miss this. The price is right and the location is in the middle of the country. I just can’t say enough about the classes and teaching style of the Brotherhood Instructors.

Some Good Forcible Entry Techniques

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.

Take the Entire Window

Do yourself and those inside a favor, take the entire window.

One Method for Overhead/Roll Up Doors

There are many methods to access roll up doors, this is just one. Try it out and let us know how it works.

False Exterior Walls

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Not only will it hamper rescue efforts, performing ventilation or suppression from this side of the building would be challenging at best.

Cool Tool Ideas

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Using multiple tools can make forcing entry much easier and more effective, so it is beneficial to have more than one tool.