The complete, ten-episode fifth series of the popular fire-fighting television drama, following the men of Blackwall Fire Station's Blue Watch as they put their lives on the line combating the public's seemingly endless dangerous behaviour. In this series a Blue Watch gets a videotape in the mail informing them their mascot has been kidnapped, George's brother-in-law Cyril is threatened by debt collectors but Beattie doesn't get an explanation and there's a fire at an illegal chop shop with a guy trapped inside.
Episode One Following his accident, Hallam returns to duty and is thrown in at the deep end as Blue Watch are called out to a fairground accident.
Episode Two Blue Watch enters into inter-fire station rivalry when their mascot is kidnapped. A small child is trapped in a burning car.
Episode Three Blue Watch race against time to rescue a young girl trapped in a silo, and Bayleaf tries to talk down a potential suicide from a high-rise crane.
Episode Four Thick fog causes a huge pile-up on the motorway. Blue Watch rush to the scene to find a lorry filled with gas bottles that could explode at any time.
Episode Five A fire in a living room sees Blue Watch rescuing fish. Kate worries about being pregnant after a dalliance with Ian.
Episode Six Blue Watch are called out to a fire in an underground car park, and Kevin is trapped when a shelf collapses on him.
Episode Seven Blue Watch respond to a lifethreatening situation at the Thames flood barrier. Kelly's contractions start and she is rushed into hospital.
Episode Eight Blue Watch deal with the horrific results of a fire bombing at a Docklands pub. A drunk Colin proposes to Zoe.
Episode Nine Blue Watch are called out to a serious fire at a rave when a gas-filled pig explodes in a crowded room. Kate is knocked to the ground and trampled.
Episode Ten UXB! An unexploded bomb endangers the life of Blue Watch. Colin and Zoe plan for their wedding day.