This 24/7 starts with roll-call at Station 17, this roll-call includes Deputy Chief Whiting, now the Assistant Chief. The Columbus Fire Department maintains the hydrants so seasonally, twice a year, they all must be tested, maintained or reported for service. Next, a tour of the Rescue rig with one of the technicians, he shows us the tools they use. Next, we ride on Engine 17 to a vehicle fire, it's blazing, then, a man down on a bike, then they catch another call, busy station.

Engine 13 takes a call in a local neighborhood. The crew arrives to find that the victim in a possible suicidal attempt is a close friend of the Captain.

Firefighter Eric Kolarick goes through daily routine of making sure all equipment is in working order.

Ride with E38 and Medic 38 as they respond to medical calls -- bus vs. pedestrian – and then a blackout keeps them busy.

Division - Station , Overcast; Shift change, morning meeting, and breakfast. A call comes in – it's smoke showing inside a Bank of America on Columbus.

Rescue 33 responding to a bus hits auto...supposedly...accident. You make the decision

It's 4th of July in San Francisco and we ride with Medic 2 to the the park – it's a head gash. We then follow Rescue 2, a few calls with E7, they help a man who just wants to talk to somebody. The Captain takes his time and shows the man respect. Next it's a possible fire in an apartment building which leads to a busy night including a large vegetation fire. Meet the B.C. who is about to retire and Division Chief Frank Cardinale.

Riding with the crew on Engine 54 as we arrive on-scene

Riding with Paul, the call; a vehicle accident

Pages