zerdzer ah, shit. i just looked in the hopper and i think somebody else put a copy of this video from another site in there before me. :(
sorry, whoever you are
Old People The most basic concept you learn at Firefighter Academy is "Try Before You Pry", because when confronted with a closed door, many guys' first instinct is to use a Halligan tool or lockpick or whatever, rather than to simply grasp the doorknob and try to open the door. This video is an example of the universality of that concept.
Old_Zircon The most basic firefighting concept in Boston is "A little up the nose before you grab the hose."