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Gage and DeSoto travel to San Francisco, where they observe some topnotch women paramedics in action during major rescue missions. An injured worker is stranded on the Golden Gate bridge. Ambulance squads treat a heart attack victim at a dance bar and an epileptic at a coffee shop. A bad driver causes a traffic accident involving an ambulance carrying the heart patient, resulting in his death and five other injuries. Johnny dates a nurse interested in a long-term relationship. Careless workers and deadly chemicals combine to spark an explosive fire at a pier on the Embarcadero.moreless
A man with a history of heart trouble becomes agitated when his daughter is trapped under a backhoe. A boy shoots himself with a pellet gun. Paramedic Brice appears on the news and in the paper, making John jealous. Unruly children cause their babysitter to have an anxiety attack. Brice becomes trapped during a structure fire.moreless
When Johnny and Roy are promoted to Captain, they reminisce about their years working together. Flash-back sequences include the rescue of airplane passengers after a crash-landing, a potential suicide threatening to leap from a crane tower, and a girl whose toe is stuck in a faucet.
Roy and Johnny are sent to Seattle to study the techniques used there. A skydiver jumps off the Space Needle, a worker is trapped at the top of the Kingdome, and a fuel pumper loads a ferry with gasoline instead of diesel fuel, which sets the ferry on fire in the middle of the Elliot Bay.moreless
While on a night shift, Johnny becomes obsessed with developing an idea for a new television game show. An elderly musician experiences heart trouble. When a car runs a stop sign, three injuries result. A tightrope walker gets stuck between two buildings.
John sees a run-down hot dog stand as a great investment opportunity that the entire station can get in on. A rubbish fire nearly turns into an embarrassing incident. A nail thrown by a lawn mower lodges in a man's heart. A burglar with a bullet in his leg resists treatment. An infant has breathing difficulty. A ruptured gas line causes a fire to break out on the roof of an industrial complex.moreless
Seeing a dire need in the community for on-the spot medical assistance, LA County Firefighters Roy DeSoto and John Gage attempt to convince their staunchest opponent, Chief of Emergency Services Dr. Kelly Brackett, to support paramedic legislation that means getting help to where it's needed most. Martin Miller and Kent McCord of "Adam-12" guest star in this thrilling 2-hour pilot movie.moreless
A careless worker sparks an explosive fire in a high-rise building. Station 110 leads a full alarm response, assisted by Squad 51. A triage team from Rampart Hospital, led by Dr. Brackett, sets up in a nearby garage. Several workmen and two women — including the fiancee of a paramedic — remain trapped on the 16th floor. A Coast Guard helicopter assists in rooftop evacuation; Dixie and Dr. Early take charge of the many patients at Rampart. A paramedic is injured attempting a rescue, while Gage and DeSoto extricate themselves from a broken elevator. An explosion on the 21st floor injures a fire captain, necessitating a dangerous rescue down an elevator shaft.moreless
Squad 51 C-shift paramedics rescue a stuntman from a tower. Gage and Desoto respond to treat the injured child of a fireman’s widow. A small plane and a chartered jetliner collide in midair, landing in a residential neighborhood, trapping Johnny and Roy. Station 18 leads a massive response from Battalion 14 and the Compton city fire department. Dr. Morton heads up a triage team from Rampart. Multiple rescues include passengers from both planes and people in the subdivision. Dr. Early performs brain surgery on the injured child. An elderly man’s dog leads Chief McConnike to its owner.moreless
The station (sans Roy) enters the fireman's barber shop quartet contest. A man keeps having to be rescued while trying various ways to exercise. A woman overdoses on sleeping pills.