After Roy DeSoto encouraged Johnny Gage to join the paramedic program, their first mission was to face their staunchest opponent, Chief of Emergency Services, Dr. Kelly Brackett, to support paramedic legislation that means getting help to where it is needed most. While running two separate calls with Gage and DeSoto, their mentor and friend, Head Nurse Dixie McCall, is injured and knocked unconscious. Written by
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Did You Know?
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. See more
When Gage was called to the electrocution on Squad 10, one SCU tone was sounded. Since Truck 127 was also summoned from another station, there should have been another SCU tone. See more
[Brackett is addressing a legislative committee to promote support of the bill to allow paramedics to operate
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.
Gentleman, you are all in danger. If an earthquake or a bomb should hit this room right now, I might be the only doctor available to all of you. Oh sure, independently owned ambulances with attendants would be here in a few minutes, and rescue units from the fire department. But all they could do is carry you off to where another doctor is waiting. I wonder if you could all last that ...