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How to use the Petzl GriGri

All Hands Fire Equipment is an authorized Petzl dealer, and also an authorized trainer for some Petzl products such as the Petzl EXO and EXO-AP. Training at height can be dangerous and all students should be properly belayed. One device that is commonly used to belay students is the Petzl GRIGRI. This device is an assisted …

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Important Tips When Purchasing Firefighter Escape Systems

Firefighter Escape Systems continue to be a much sought after item for firefighters and fire departments. With many options and different configurations, those researching and purchasing these rope bailout systems need to do their research, ask the right questions and ensure that they are getting both what they want and what works for their present …

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FDNY Firefighter Deploys Personal Escape System at Queens Fire

March 5, 2017:  Ropes used by FDNY members saved multiple lives today, in Brooklyn and also at a 7-alarm fire in Queens. “I was searching the rear bedroom when the fire flashed over me. I had about ten seconds to put it on and get out the window,” says FDNY Firefighter Charles Flohr, Ladder 143, …

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All Hands Fire instructors attend very first Petzl EXO-AP Trainer Class

SALT LAKE CITY, UT: The new Petzl EXO-AP Firefighter Escape System was introduced to the fire service in April 2016.  This new bailout system for firefighters introduced improvements including its unique “Anti-Panic” (AP) feature, as well as being smaller and lighter in weight. All Hands Fire Equipment & Training, based in New Jersey, has been …

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New Petzl EXO-AP Escape Descender available from All Hands Fire Equipment

Introduced at this years Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Petzl released the new EXO-AP Personal Escape System. The EXO-AP (model #D30AB 015) is a new and re-designed version of the original EXO (model #D30015 B), which originally hit the fire service in 2006.  This new device is lighter in weight and smaller than it’s predecessor. …

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Practice using the hitching slot on your Escape Systems Anchor

Firefighter Escape Systems anchor hooks have evolved since the introduction of the Crosby S-360 anchor hook.  Most hooks now come with “hitching slots” located on the spine. Most would agree that this is an improvement because in theory, a user can more easily do a “tie off” through the hitching slot as opposed to tying a …

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