The firemen get excited when Charlie announces he is selling his boat; Roy and John rescue a couple off of Catalina Island; a bookie has a heart attack while trying to keep up with all of the incoming bets in a room full of telephones.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Randolph Mantooth ...
Charlie (as Dick Bakalyan)
Ted Gehring ...
William Boyett ...
Chief Battalion 14
Vince Howard ...
Tim Donnelly ...
Michael Norell ...
Marco López ...
Mike Stoker ...
Ron Pinkard ...


Charlie stores his speedboat he's trying to sell at the station; the firemen decide to chip in to buy it. Roy & John are medi-vac'd via Coast Guard helicopter to rescue two boaters from Catalina Island. The firemen help a bookie who is having a heart attack trying to answer dozens of ringing phones, before Dr. Brackett and Dixie treat him, later a lab explosion of Sodium azide starts a fire at Rampart, injuring several people, including Dixie, who burns herself. Written by Gary Richard Collins II (

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12 March 1977 (USA)  »

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After busting down the door at the bookies apartment, Kelly goes to the bookie and after putting both hands in a choke hold on him for not enough time to check for a pulse immediately starts CPR. Even in the early days of CPR, protocol dictated checking for a pulse for at least 5 seconds. See more »

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