The majority of Blue Watch react with territorial hostility when a female firefighter joins their ranks. She earns their respect, however, but has little time to enjoy it before the team get caught up in the middle of a ghetto riot.
Episode One Vaseline's having a bad day - not only does he run over a cat he's just rescued, but he manages to set fire to his boots - burning himself badly in the process. Even his bed-bath turns nasty when Marion starts hitting the nurse who's giving it! Episode Two A fire inspection of a local clothing workshop appalls the members of Blue Watch when they discover the place is, quite literally, a death trap. When fire breaks out, the firefighters are hampered by a problematic pump. Episode Three Charisma becomes an object of affection for Donna, former wife of another firefighter. But he discovers she took her former common-law husband for half his money. After a row, he is careless dealing with a chemical fire and is injured. Episode Four Josie is nearly raped by a man she meets at her evening class, while an increasingly wound-up Tate goes AWOL, leaving himself open to disciplinary charges. Episode Five An Open Day at Blackwall Fire Station soon turns to terror when the firefighters are held hostage by a gang of armed robbers who are on the run. As armed response units surround the station, can the situation be resolved before blood is shed? Ding Dong Merrily (Christmas Special) Christmas turns to misery for most of the members of Blue Watch when Hallman is set on fire, Charisma discovers that Donna is selling dangerous toys, George is arrested for pandering and Josie and Bayleaf end up in bed together.