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
- Station 51 is an actual operating Los Angeles County Fire Station at Universal Studios in Studio City, CA. It is complete with Engine and Squad 51.
- At the conclusion of the series, Randolph Mantooth was offered a position as Firefighter/Paramedic with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. He turned it down, but only after much reflection.
- One of the three squads (the 1972 Dodge Ram D250 rescue vehicles driven by the paramedics) has been fully restored and is now located at the Los Angeles Fire Museum in SouthGate, California.