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First on the Scene spotlights the everyday heroes who rush into danger to help their fellow citizens, often sacrificing their own lives to save total strangers.Go "behind-the-badge" with co-hosts Jillian Crane and Jodie Burke as they climb onto fire trucks, ride along in police cruisers, and query firefighters, law enforcement officers, paramedics, EMTs, 911 dispatchers, nurses and medical personnel who dedicate their lives to helping others by doing good.

First on the Scene spotlights the everyday heroes who rush into danger to help their fellow citizens, often sacrificing their own lives to save total strangers.Go "behind-the-badge" with co-hosts Jillian Crane and Jodie Burke as they climb onto fire trucks, ride along in police cruisers, and query firefighters, law enforcement officers, paramedics, EMTs, 911 dispatchers, nurses and medical personnel who dedicate their lives to helping others by doing good.

Location:

United States

Description:

First on the Scene spotlights the everyday heroes who rush into danger to help their fellow citizens, often sacrificing their own lives to save total strangers.Go "behind-the-badge" with co-hosts Jillian Crane and Jodie Burke as they climb onto fire trucks, ride along in police cruisers, and query firefighters, law enforcement officers, paramedics, EMTs, 911 dispatchers, nurses and medical personnel who dedicate their lives to helping others by doing good.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Unseen Hero

12/17/2021
The First on the Scene premiere episode “The Unseen Hero” features a rare interview with one of the critical, behind-the-scenes helpers from September 11, 2001—Gladys Mitchell, a 911 Dispatcher for the NYPD. As an essential part of the emergency response team, Gladys manned the phones with cool precision, swallowing her own fear and dispatching rescuers to the World Trade Center when it was under attack. Gladys was a first responder to the overwhelming tragedy that struck New York City, and...

Duration:00:28:56