A man is injured when his chimney explodes. A brash young intern at Rampart thinks he knows more than the paramedics and makes a near-fatal diagnosis of a heart patient; Dr. Brackett sends him on a ride-along with Squad 51. A girl gets her hand stuck in a mailbox. Johnny and Roy must rescue a heart attack victim trapped on an oil refinery tower - in the midst of an explosive structure fire. Written by
Did You Know?
Due to his work on this episode, Bobby Sherman
later quit entertainment and became an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). He soon volunteered with the Los Angeles Police Department, working with paramedics - giving CPR and first aid classes. In the 1990s, Sherman officially became a technical Reserve Police Officer with the Los Angeles Police Department (a position he still holds 2day). Sherman was later promoted to Captain status in the Los Angeles Police Department. For over a decade, Mr. Sherman's served as a medical training officer at the Los Angeles Police Academy, instructing thousands of police officers in first aid and CPR. He was named LAPD's Reserve Officer of the Year in 1999.
Sherman also became a Reserve Deputy Sheriff in 1999 with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department continuing his CPR/emergency training of new deputy hires. Sherman retired from the Sheriff's Department in 2010, but continues with the LAPD. According to Sherman, "I've been bestowed a mountain of blessings. I felt a need to start giving back."
Bobby Sherman subsequently received several awards for his humanitarian efforts. See more
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