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Forcible Entry Training

20160914_194213_001 20160914_193140 20160913_205105 20160913_202628 20160913_195713On Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 9/13 and 9/14, members of the Department received 6 hours of training on the newly purchased “Challenger” Forcible Entry Door Simulator.  Evolution’s included forcible entry of an inward and outward swinging door, removal of residential and commercial locking systems, use of the hydraulic tool on a door, cutting various locks, plunge cutting with a circular saw, carriage bolt cutting and door hinge cutting.

All members in attendance agreed, that the experience was well worth the time, as it provided them the opportunity to practice techniques rarely used on the fire ground.  Great job done by all in attendance!