TV Series Based On Paramedics of L.A. County F.D.

Issue 1 and Volume 125.

TV Series Based On Paramedics of L.A. County F.D. Staff Correspondent “Emergency,” a new television series set against background operations of the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s innovative paramedic rescue squads, premieres with a two-hour motion picture on NBC-TV Saturday, January 15 and will continue as a onehour series, beginning January 22. Jack Webb of “Dragnet” fame is executive producer of the series with Robert A. Cinader as producer. Julie London, Robert Fuller, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth and Kevin Tighe star in the series. Station built Universal Studios built a replica of L.A. County Station 36, outfitted with conventional and sophisticated paramedical equipment. For “Emergency,” the station is numbered 51—a station recently deactivated by the department. Exterior shots are done at Station 127 and the interiors on the studio set. Engine 60—stationed at Universal City—is used on the set as the engine company in 51’s quarters. Dick Friend, L.A. County…

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