An adventure club member becomes trapped inside a cave while trying to reach a flashlight that was dropped. No firemen can fit in the tight space to free the man so a call is put out to any member of the public who is good health, 5 feet tall and no more than 100 pounds. After a few civilian males try and fail, a female trapeze artist is able to dislodge enough rocks from around the trapped victim to allow Wes and Skip to pull the man to safety.
Four thieves attempt to rob a safe at a grain elevator company. When one of the thieves lights a cigarette, there is a dust explosion. Wes and Skip must devise a plan to rescue the plant guard who was overcome by the thieves and dumped into a shaft, his son and any of the thieves that survived the blast.
While off duty, Wes, Skip, their friend who is an airplane pilot and his son fly their 4 seat propeller plane to a secluded place for a hunting trip. With no radio or any means of communication, the men plan on a peaceful hunting trip until the pilot gets bit by a snake & ultimately has a heart attack. Wes & skip who realize their dire situation give the pilots son the encouragement he needs to use his limited flying ability to save his father by flying them all to safety.
A baseball player loses consciousness when he is hit by a wild pitch. When he wakes up in the clubhouse a short time later he is in shock with short term amnesia. Being afraid and not knowing why he's there, he attacks a policeman and takes his gun. He then flees to the top of the stadium light tower to hold off his pursuers. Wes and skip must devise a plan to get this ball player to give up the gun and get him down safely.
A Chinese girl, stung by her father's refusal to let his daughter to marry into a family who no longer follow ancient customs, attempts suicide by blowing up her father's restaurant. The Rescue 8 team attempts to dig her out from the building wreckage.