This series features the adventures of the paramedics of Los Angeles Country Fire Dept. Station 51, John Gage (Randolph Mantooth) and Roy DeSoto (Kevin Tighe). Together they respond to emergencies ranging from false alarms to major disasters.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: The Convention Aired: Jul. 03, 1979
San Francisco firefighters and paramedics rescue a man. A paramedic convention brings Gage and DeSoto back to San Francisco. While attending …
Series Fun Facts
- Universal Studios renumbered their fire station to 51 in honor of the show.
- In preparation for their roles, Mantooth and Tighe took all of the paramedic training. In fact, save for the written final exam, they were fully qualified to serve as Los Angeles County paramedics.
- Engine 51 also appeared in a fire training film titled "Countdown to Disaster."