Dublin Fire Brigade has 900 personnel. It’s hard to believe these hard working men and women would need training in breakaway techniques. There were numerous stories told of nasty situations that simply got in the way of what they were there to do – save lives and property from being destroyed.
It was 5.30pm, on a bright evening. I had just finished work and was making my way home through multiple busy streets. I suddenly sensed someone walking quite closely behind me but thought nothing sinister could happen as there were plenty of people around.