When almost the entire crew of Fire House 126 in Austin, Texas, is wiped out in a fertilizer storage explosion during a fire, Owen Strand of the NYFD is offered the command of the station to rebuild it with an eye for a more diverse crew than the state is typically known to encourage. Despite his early-stage cancer condition and his son's own serious troubles, Strand decides to accept the post. With his sophistication and his ideals in play, Strand assembles a seemingly motley crew of firefighters to handle the various emergencies in his operating area while living with the idiosyncrasies that go with Texas.
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Did You Know?
The episodes about the runaway tank in a downtown area and the cell-tower sniper are based on true events. Ex-Army officer Shawn Nelson stole a tank on May 17, 1995, and destructively rampaged it through the streets of San Diego. Cell-tower workers' being shot at by citizens who were disgruntled with cell phone companies and/or opposed to the presence of cell towers in their neighborhoods has been an issue recently. See more
Several times Captains park in front of the overhead doors, blocking the trucks from exiting. No firefighter would ever block the path of the equipment coming out of the station. See more