The adventures of a Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief's family and crew.

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 Battalion Chief Joe Rorchek / ... (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Ted Rorchek (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Martina Deignan ...
 Haley Green (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Ann Rorchek / ... (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Chris Rorchek (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Danny Blake (13 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jack Lindine ...
 Al Martelli (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
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Joe Rorchek is a 30 year veteran of the LA Fire Department. His sons follow in his footsteps, as does 13-year-old adopted Danny who wants to be a fireman. Heavy on teaching us all about fire safety. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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a great show in the tradition of Emergency
30 June 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I always loved Emergency as a kid and this show reminded me of it so much. Lorne Greene was great as the wish fire chief and everyone else on the show was great as well. I believe viewers want realism and this show certainly tried to give it to them, they even showed films of actual famous fires. It was cancelled way too soon. What I also liked about it was the way they would have public service messages at the end of every episode and would say be safe its a nicer world with you in it.


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