How to Defeat Roll-Down Gates during Forcible Entry, By Fire Engineering

Forcing Locks on Commercial Roll-Down Gates, By Fire EngineeringDo the storefronts in your fire district have roll-down gates? They do in New York City, too, so the New York City Fire Department has had plenty of practice forcing them.

FDNY Lt. Mike Ciampo demonstrates several ways to force roll-down gate locks with a power saw in this Fire Engineering video. (You may remember Ciampo from another video that we posted on carrying saws safely up ladders) If you prefer to use halligans, he also demonstrates how to pry locks off gate channel rails. Watch this video now.

Fire Engineering, Rolldown Gates

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