Join teams of elite firefighters as they quell fiery infernos. James Tuppen, Joe Bowden, and Pat Campbell describe the hellacious conditions experienced in Kuwait when Saddam Hussein set fire to the country’s oilfields. Fortunately, the Hellfighters arrived to keep the situation from raging out of control.
In the Western United States, Smoke Jumpers parachute from airplanes to combat flames in hard to reach areas. Craig Irvine, Rick Blanton, and R.K. Williams talk about the jumpers and how they brave forest fires time and time again.
The Los Angeles Fire Department faces many different kinds of emergencies, from swift water rescues to house fires. Captain Gary Seidel, Robert Steinbacher, and William Kusaba discuss the long hours and inherent dangers of their profession.
This video contains real footage of deadly fires and interviews with the men who save lives and property every day.
Follow The Extremists as they travel the world, searching for the rush of adrenaline that comes from mastering the natural world. From white water rafting to mountain climbing and hang gliding, each new adventure brings a better understanding of human limitations, or the lack thereof.