VES - Vent Enter Search
Simply put, vent, enter, search is one of the most aggressive and potentially one of the most rewarding tasks on the fire ground. Making surgical strikes into a building, often ahead of the hoseline, to locations where there is a high probability of life is not for the faint of heart and it is not for the unskilled. 'The Lost Art' is a truck function where seconds can make the difference between a grab and a body recovery.
This design is a collaboration with vententersearch.com There are a handful of fire blogs out there that are truly delivering original content. The Vent Enter Search guys having been doing it longer than most and have become some of the most sought after instructors in the country. When talking about the shirt we decided to create a design that was simple and original--a badge for those who believe seconds make a difference.
The VES shirt was hand drawn, then hand painted with water color to create a faded, weathered look that can't be duplicated using digital processes. The screen print for the shirt was created using that same water color painting.