Sometimes our biggest heroes are never seen. Follow the dreams of young firefighters as they train to be smokejumpers for the honor of protecting our U.S. forests. Follow as they undergo harsh training and insane terrain to see if they have what it takes or risk facing elimination.
Episode 1 | Rookies
The rookie recruits are being put through their paces at the North Cascades Smokejumper base, where smokejumping was born. These brave rookies are going to have to prove they have what it takes to be smokejumpers. All it takes is three strikes for those dreams will be dashed. Some are already off to a bad start. While the rookies are learning the ropes, hardened veterans are being tasked with fighting the wildfire named Discovery, which is growing quickly and starting to get out of control. Rick Woodall will be in charge of leading his men in to battle this blaze.
Episode 2 | Jumping the Line
The latest rookie class at the North Cascades Smokejumper Base takes a crushing climb toward completing training while rookie Pieper gets one step closer to losing it all. Division Supervisor Steve Sabo joins the fight against the wildfire named Discovery, and fears that failure to contain this inferno will be costly.
Episode 3 | Up in Smoke
The rookie class at the North Cascades Smokejumper Base continues jump training, while rookie Pieper finds his future in smokejumping beginning to plummet. Marching on against the Discovery wildfire, Division Supervisor Steve Sabo discovers that this fire is no walk in the park.
Episode 4 | Extinguished
As training comes to an end, old habits could send rookie Coburn packing. One step away from corralling Discovery, Supervisor Steve Sabo knows this wildfire could throw him and his team a curve.