The Incredible Origin of the Firefighter's Halligan Bar

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Published on 4 Nov 2022, 14:00
Earlier this year, Adam shared a list of his favorite pry bars, including a firefighter Pro-Bar. However, he neglected to describe the incredible origins of this tool, which is the topic of today's show and tell. Here's how one of the most important tools in a firefighter's arsenal--the Halligan Bar--came to be.

Fire Hooks Pro-Bar:
NYC Fire Department's Forcible Entry Reference Guide:
Adam's favorite pry bars:

Shot by Adam Savage

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