Next Episode of 999 Rescue Squad is
Season 2 / Episode 1 and airs on 08 January 2019 22:00
For the first time, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service has granted access to its Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), one of 15 specialist medical units set up after the 7/7 London bombings to treat badly injured patients in extreme environments.999: NHS Rescue Squad's unprecedented access will show viewers the camaraderie and courage of men and women who risk their lives to save ours and the blood, sweat and tears required for the physically demanding and thorough training regime, testing skills ranging from nuclear decontamination to using high-speed flood relief boats.
In this episode, the team race to save a critically injured woman, trapped in the twisted wreckage of a van that's been crushed between two lorries on the M18 motorway. Meanwhile, the team get their breathing apparatus ready after a derelict school catches fire and they are called in to back up the firefighters braving collapsing floors in the smoke-filled interior. HART is called to help when a teenage girl is stuck at the bottom of a roadside ravine and there's a bizarre 999 call from the driver of a refrigerated lorry who has found freezing asylum seekers in the back of his truck.
The medics are sent to a tense standoff, involving a man with a Samurai sword and armed police. A woman in a wheelchair is critically injured in a freak road accident.
HART is called to treat one of their own after a freak accident involving an out-of-control 4x4 leaves an off-duty medic with serious injuries. A couple's lives are in danger after they are marooned on an island in a swollen river.
A massive explosion demolishes a block of flats and the team is called to treat the victims and police try to persuade a man with a gun to surrender after shots are fired on a remote farm.
The team race to the rescue of a worker trapped in a collapsed trench - and a paramedic risks her own life to give him medical treatment 10ft underground. A tourist goes into cardiac arrest at the top of York Minster's central tower and the HART race to join the rescue operations.
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