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Author Topic: "Into the fire" - forthcoming series on the Really TV channel  (Read 375 times)
John Webb
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« on: December 22, 2017, 02:17:07 PM »

Announced back in April this year, but only now being trailered on UKTV channels, who own the Really channel. No start date for screening yet given.

Quote from their Press Release:
"Multi-award winning broadcaster UKTV announced it is strengthening its commitment to original programming on its free-to-air channel, Really, with the commission of Into The Fire (20 hour-long episodes), a brand new documentary series from independent production company IMG.

Using pioneering state-of-the-art technology Into The Fire offers a unique look at what it's really like to be a fire fighter in Britain today, with exclusive access to West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS), the second busiest fire and rescue service in the UK.

The series will be filmed almost entirely by the fire crews themselves, using their revolutionary new helmet- and body-worn cameras. This raw and dramatic footage will give viewers a new and sometimes shocking insight into the life of a front line firefighter. The self-shot footage will be supported by powerful personal testimony from the heroic teams who attend the emergencies including fires, road traffic collisions and rescues. Their helmet cameras are designed to withstand the extreme temperatures encountered in many blazes.

Into the Fire will also follow WMFS firefighters and their colleagues engaged in a wide variety of work designed to keep people and businesses safe, and will take a look at the lives of firefighters away from the fire station."

Really is on Freeview 17, Freesat 160, Sky 155 and Virgin 129. It has run other reality shows, in particular Helicopter ER.
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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2017, 04:57:46 PM »

Announced back in April this year, but only now being trailered on UKTV channels, who own the Really channel. No start date for screening

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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2017, 09:04:07 PM »

Announced back in April this year, but only now being trailered on UKTV channels, who own the Really channel. No start date for screening

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« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2017, 08:14:26 AM »

I've got a few minutes of WMFS at their finest from a CCTV camera in a corridor of a school with a small fire, crew of 5 wandering in with BA masks hanging around their necks and no hose/hose reel - the reaction when they open the door to the room that is on fire is reminiscent of the finest Harold Lloyd or Buster Keaton films. It was the same job that the subsequent visit from the fire safety officer who issued a NoD that required smoke detectors in the corridor to be no more than 7.5m apart and conform to BS5836 Part 6 and to put a fire door on a 'high risk' server room, amongst others!
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