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
- The role of the dispatcher was "played" by real-life LACoFD dispatcher Sam Lanier who had over 18 years' service to the department. He died on May 21, 1997.
- The title of the pilot episode is a reference to the law signed by then-governor Ronald Reagan authorizing the creation of emergency medical services in California.
- Mike Stoker, who drove the engine, wasn't so much an actor qualified to drive a fire engine, as a firefighter with both an "engineer" rating and a SAG card.