32-page PPT presentation about Forcible Entry. Provides information on tools, door types, door construction, door locks, windows glass types, windows types and door and window obstacles.
177-page PDF document. "The objective of this manual is to provide the reader a comprehensive study of forcible entry. Although it cannot cover every aspect or technique of this demanding skill, it does cover those techniques that have proven to be succssful for members of the FDNY."
6-page PDF document. Training outline for forcible entry.
98-slide PDF document. Presentation on Forcible Entry based on the book Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills.
52-slide PPT presentation. Presentation on Forcible Entry based on the book Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting & Emergency Response.
A forum that discusses the FDNY forcible entry guidebook.
An article about forcible entry. With today’s technology of construction and materials, heavily fortified doors often require an extensive forcible entry operation to gain entry. No matter what part of the county you live in, crime is moving into our neighborhoods and residents and business owner are taking action by fortifying their homes and businesses. These security-conscious residents and business owners secure their properties using methods that many firefighters and fire departments are not familiar with, requiring new tools and techniques to breach safely and quickly
A forum about forcible entry into a garage.
An article that examines forcible entry injury risks and how to prevent them. There are many risks to firefighters performing forcible entry: backdraft explosions, being struck with a tool, flying glass, cuts and lacerations are several.