Some out there may think this is nerdy, but that’s fine with me! When I was coming up as a cadet and junior member in the Mechanicsville VFD I was exposed to EMERGENCY! It can on reruns everyday around 4PM and after school I would always go to the firehouse and most times EMERGENCY! Was on the TV. I got to see the adventures of Squad 51 and of course Johnny and Roy.
Having done research on the show and having met Randolph Mantooth before I knew the station they used was real, and it had been one of my goals to get to visit that place.
Well on my recents trip to California I did just that!
It was a tremendous experience, something I will never forget, it looked exactly like the show, and the Tyler the firefighter that showed me around was more than accommodating. It is something I will never forget!
Have you seen EMERGENCY!? Is this something on your fire service “bucket list” Let me know on twitter, or in the comments section.
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