If you are a fan of firefighter shows such as Chicago Fire, Station 19, and 911, you will probably love checking out NBC’s new docuseries that follows real life firefighters. LA Fire and Rescue, which recently premiered on the network, is a thrilling look into the real life world of firefighters who help to save the day. Not only that, we get to learn more about not just their rescues but their personal stories as well.
On the NBC site, it previews the series by talking about how the docuseries gives viewers the chance to see how similar real life firefighters are to their counterparts, focusing on Chicago Fire. It previews how the firefighters approach each case they work on and how they work together as a family in the firehouses they work in.
With the first episode, which aired on June 21, viewers got to meet a new firefighter named Dave Castellanos, who had health battles he faced as he began his probationary year. His fire family rallied around him. It’s a touching look into the real stories of firefighters and not just shown in our favorite fictional worlds.
What is LA Fire and Rescue about on NBC?
In the synopsis for the series, it reveals the docuseries comes from the producers of Chicago Fire and it gives viewers “unprecedented access to the inner workings of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.”
As we saw from the first episode, it not only focused on the calls firefighters deal with, but also offers a personal glimpse into the “passionate fire fighters who risk their lives in the name of service.”
LA Fire and Rescue will tell the stories of different firefighters through its run on NBC every Wednesday at 8/7c. You can catch up on the episodes on Peacock beginning the next day.