Batt. Chief Marcel Melanson is now facing charges that he stole thousands, perhaps millions, of dollars worth of radios and set fire to fire department headquarters to cover up that crime. (Image CBS LA)
Combining proven attributes of a flat-head and pick-head axe, THE PIG is the most versatile tool on the fireground. Roof ventilations, forcible entry, breaching walls, and breaking locks are just the start of its capabilities.
"One month ago today, I was operating at a structure fire involving a gun shop. I noticed a burning feeling on the inside of my left arm. I notified my Deputy that I was going to the EMS unit on standby at the scene. I had suffered a mild heart attack. The decision to not ignore this as a pinched nerve or something saved my life."