The object of primordial fear for all living beings, fire exerts a terrifying pull upon the human imagination. We depend upon its energies for heat and illumination, but we also know that it can destroy us in an instant! Ever since the dawn of civilization, every society has appointed some of its members to watch over those roaring flames – and keep them in check! During the past few centuries, this role has developed into the crucial figure of the firefighter. These extraordinary men and women put their lives on the line every single day, in order to keep the rest of us safe from harm. Every bit the equals of the heroes of ancient myth and modern movie, these myrmidons of mercy richly deserve to be called The Bravest! This 44 episode series examines every aspect of the lives of these experts in the arts of extinguishment, from the most spectacular infernos to the smaller crises that firefighters quell every day to the constant preparations that keep them on their steel! Along the way, you’ll learn about the tactics they employ to battle the blazes, explore the ways in which modern technology aids them in their quest and get to know these courageous men and women during the quieter moments they spend together at the firehouse!
This is a Blu-ray release, and will only play back on Blu-ray players.