Chet and Marco find $80,000 in a transient's mattress after rescuing him from a fire, who later tries to give the firemen a reward. A bride faints while walking down the aisle after suffering from Labyrinthitis, which postpones a honeymoon to Africa, but Dixie proposes they marry in the hospital. Dixie later administers a tetanus shot to a young boy. The firemen help an elderly woman find her lost cat, then assist victims when a plane crashes into a warehouse.
Roy can't decide where to go on vacation, so Dixie finds the perfect vacation made especially for his family. During a fire at a singles club, Roy gets dizzy going in to find someone who may have been inside, but was outside with his date. A self-defense instructor is injured by one of his elderly students, A man who developed sudden abdominal pains after proposing to his girlfriend is brought into Rampart, whom Dixie, Drs. Early and Morton are all taking care of. The firemen rescue two hang glider pilots from the face of a cliff.
The crew finds a droopy-eyed hound dog in the station; at an industrial fire, Gage and DeSoto check a secret room for victims; a "therapeutic" argument between a husband and wife keeps getting out of hand; while attempting to rescue two injured workers, Johnny is trapped in a tunnel cave-in.
The firemen plan to celebrate the imminent retirement of a martinet captain with a party, under the guise of throwing a farewell dinner. A model in a bear suit suffers from heat stroke during a promotion stunt. A bizarre family believes their sleeping mother is dead. The firemen rescue CHP officers from a helicopter.
Dixie stops by Station 51 and Johnny is unable to sell her tickets to the Firemen's Picnic, where the top seller gets a trip to Las Vegas. The firemen respond to a traffic accident that Dr. Brackett is involved in which resulted in one death, for which Brackett blames himself, and he refuses Dixie's requests to rest. When the squad breaks down in an alley, they find themselves in an undercover operation with the police and aid a detective suffering from an angina attack. Later the firemen rescue two victims of a dock fire complicated by a box car full of flammable ...
A man with chest pains is trapped on a ferris wheel. A child ingests an illegal pesticide. While making a TV appearance to discuss fire prevention, Gage and DeSoto become stars of a real-life emergency.
Capt. Stanley is unnerved that his former captain is now his Battalion Chief, and the station is concerned about his increasing paranoia. Chet tries to get Henry off the station couch into a doghouse. The carelessness of a gas station owner and attendant, as well as an angry driver leads to a fire. Dr. Brackett becomes increasingly angry at a new hospital administrator, constantly moving meetings around. A young wife accidentally shoots her older husband in the chest with a nail gun, while the doctors are treating him, Dixie prevents his young wife from seeing him. ...
Roy is not looking forward to the annual visit from his mother-in-law. The paramedics assist two victims of an auto accident. Drs. Early and Brackett both argue about attending a convention in Acapulco; Dixie must encourage Dr. Brackett to go there with Dr. Early. An elderly man suffers stomach pains from drinking an elixir made from 50% alcohol, wants to get his pants back, but not until both Dixie and Dr. Early had told him to do exactly as Early said. A candy striper carelessly places a bottle of alcohol above a clock radio which spills out, and the ensuing fire ...
The paramedics have a conflict with Dr. Morton wasting their time ordering excessive responses to trivial medical complaints, while an inattentively slow admission of a patient at Rampart Hospital leads to tragedy.
The Station 51 basketball team qualifies for the semi-finals. The paramedics rescue victims at a gas explosion. While at basketball practice, the firemen treat an injured gymnast. The night before the big game the firemen get very little sleep: they respond to a number of emergencies, including a workman trapped at a studio.
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.
John gets jealous when Brice is on the news, then their "favorite paramedic" leads another paramedic meeting in his own parliamentary way; later they Squad has to rescue Brice from a fire. The firemen rescue a man's daughter from under a backhoe - then the father goes into cardiac arrest. Drs. Brackett and Morton treat a boy who accidentally shot himself with a BB gun and required a tracheotomy.
Capt. Stanley is worried his Chief's exam will be sabotaged by the current Chief, who has a past beef with Stanley. A soap opera doctor has real mono and causes drama both on-set with John and Roy, and at Rampart with Dixie and Dr. Early. Also, Dr. Brackett observes from Dixie that the producer is filming a hospital room with an ill patient, Dr. Brackett angrily confronts with the producer, before he seriously asks everyone to leave. John and Roy are stuck in an elevator with a retired doctor who has a self-diagnosed (and correct, as it turned out) aortic aneurysm.
Capt. Stanley is in a foul mood and thinks he has arthritis, it takes Roy to talk to Dr. Brackett for information on his captain's arthritis. Roy and John help a man whose fingers are caught in a garage door opener, then a woman who passes out from inhaling contents from an aerosol can and has an auto accident. Dixie, Drs. Brackett and Early treat a woman, who underwent botched plastic surgery. John tests a new type of rope, which fails, and assist victims of a two-alarm fire at an oil refinery.
Gage tries to create his own television game show. An elderly musician experiences heart trouble. When a car runs a stop sign, three injuries result. A tightrope walker gets stuck between two buildings.