The doctors try to stave off infection in a woman suffering from a botched plastic surgery procedure. Back at the firehouse, Capt. Stanley tries to work through severe arm pain, until Roy and John convince him to get medical help.
John and Roy appear on television to discuss fire prevention and wind up in the midst of an on-camera medical emergency. Meanwhile, rescue workers attempt to scale a stalled Ferris wheel to save a heart-attack victim.
Dr. Brackett gets into a car accident that results in the death of the other driver. Brackett is devastated and blames himself for the fatality. But only the dead driver's daughter, who refuses to speak, knows the true cause of the crash.
John and Roy take some time off to go fishing in tranquil Santa Rosa County. Unfortunately, the guys' much-needed relaxation time comes to an end when they must drop their rods and scale the face of a dangerous cliff to save two unlucky climbers.
The strict and unpopular Capt. Hookrader is on the verge of retirement, and the guys can't wait to see him go. The firefighters plan an elaborate farewell dinner that's actually a celebration of the captain's imminent departure.
Roy and John are thrilled when they are invited to join the paramedic advisory committee. But their excitement quickly fades when they're forced to deal with Craig Brice, an annoying paramedic and fellow committee member.
Roy is gearing up for a much-needed vacation, and everyone has suggestions for where he should go. But Roy's holiday and health could be in jeopardy when he gets lightheaded during a fire at a singles' club. Linda Gray guest stars.
A homeless man is trapped in a burning building, and John and Roy rescue him in the nick of time. Even though he doesn't appear to have a penny to his name, the grateful man presents the guys with a gift they never could have expected.
John wants to use a hot dog stand near the station to get rich. But his dreams of becoming a fast food tycoon hinge on Roy's willingness to participate in his entrepreneurial scheme. Elsewhere, a lawn mower injures its owner.
When the paramedics rescue a father and son trapped in a canyon while camping, Roy opens his home to the child, leading to unexpected consequences. Elsewhere, Dr. Early treats a patient with spinal meningitis.
Roy thinks about buying a house but has trouble making a firm decision -- and John's constant stream of unsolicited home-purchasing advice only makes matters worse. While on duty, the paramedics encounter a pair of inexperienced drivers.
John and Chet demolish Station 51's television. But the paramedics' busy day also involves visiting a man who glued his eyes closed by mistake and rescuing victims of a gas explosion. Back at the hospital, Dr. Brackett is swamped.
The paramedics respond to an emergency call that leads them to a puzzling scene with two wrecked vehicles but no drivers. They also help a man who slips in the bathtub; a child trapped by a fire; and a drunk.
An old crossing guard accuses John and Roy of hitting him, prompting police to investigate the accusation. But there are other car accidents that day involving a couple who hit a fire hydrant and an overturned truck that spilled insecticide.
John and Roy head out to Catalina Island to assist a scuba diver who gets the bends and needs to be decompressed in a hyperbaric chamber. Another situation involves a raging fire in a kitchen run by a famous chef.
John and Roy meet a paramedic trainee with a chip on her shoulder, much to their distaste. Later on, a suicidal man attempts to kill himself using gas but changes his mind halfway through the procedure.
Emergency clip - starring Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Robert Fuller.
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