This 24 starts with getting people out of a stuck elevator. Next, we visit the shop to pick up some parts. Lt. Joe Rainwater goes over procedures of stopping a fire. A call comes in for a fully involved fire downtown, just blocks away from the station. Squad member Bill Rim goes over some of the strangest calls he's received while on duty. Another call comes in – there's smoke showing at a prestigious gallery. Night, a call comes in for a fire showing in the upper floor of a Sechuan Gallery Chinese restaurant where illegally smuggled immigrants are suspected of living. Ducks hang in the smoke filled kitchen filled with firefighters and we respond to smoke showing at the tower apartments.
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