But the busy winter season is here and the custom-built wrecker still hasn't been delivered. Air Date : 7th-Oct-2014 In Alberta and B. That night, Samy, who sleeps in Jamie's office during the week, reveals that his hard work is all for his beloved wife and three kids. On the first job of the season, Davis' team struggles to find their groove unloading and recovering an expensive B-Train full of lumber for an important client. Samy returns to Vancouver to visit his family while Kevin raises safety issues with Jamie.
Heavy snowfall has created avalanche conditions on the Coq. While Adam scrambles to get the highway open, Jamie tries to free a semi from a steep, icy off-ramp. Even with three heavy rescue trucks, Jamie's crew doesn't have enough equipment to do the job right. A head-on collision between two semis has the entire crew battling to clear the charred wreckage and get the road open. Heavy rescue faces a life and death decision - shut down or leave the Coq for the oil rush boomtown of Fort McMurray and some steady cash. Jamie Davis is running a race too when a pharmaceutical truck plunges down a bank. Scott tells Jamie he's fed up with the vintage truck he's been driving, and a mysterious new driver shows up in the yard to start work.
Less than 24 hours after Jamie ships the Rotator to Alberta. Next night, little Jamie Jr. Air Date : 23rd-Sep-2014 In B. A brutal, back road mission on a burned-out wreck. Air Date : 11th-Nov-2014 In the season finale, Adam faces a tough personal choice about his future in Heavy Rescue.
When Jamie confronts him, Kevin storms off the job. Later Jamie makes a special trip to Mission Towing. In northern Alberta, the Rotator faces its first real test as the crew works to prove they can handle the heavy industrial wrecks and extreme weather. Howie must tackle this monster recovery all on his own. Adam comes close to quitting, but then backs off when Jamie makes him a promise.
A heavy rescue 'legend' shows up to help Dylan on an icy recovery. A trailer full of cat food bursts into flames - and Scott and Gord have to battle for two days to get the burning heap off the Smasher. Jamie's brother Kelly battles high winds and a power pole to save a semi loaded with pipes. When a new competitor rolls onto the mountain and cuts the work in half Jamie is forced to realize he can't afford to keep his world class fleet of trucks on the Coq. If the weather is good, no problems arise, but if it goes bad, the path turns into a hellish path. A team of avalanche techs flies up the mountain in helicopters to drop concussion bombs and release the build-up, but bad weather hampers their first attempt.
Colin is forced to go it alone after a freak snowstorm leaves the highway littered with crashed vehicles. When a winter-worn cable snaps, narrowly missing Adams head, Jamie's most senior driver threatens to go on strike. In between highlight clips, showing some of the best and worst times they had the over the season's eight gripping episodes, the guys talk about their toughest wrecks, worst injuries, stormiest weather, tense moments on the team, and why they stick it out despite it all. As snowstorms pummel the Coquihalla, Al heads up to battle, while another operator faces off against a mangled tractor. And rookie operator, Colin, learns just how tough his new boss Adam can be… when a seemingly simple job goes sideways. With no fire department to help, Gazzola tries out an old fire truck Davis bought for cheap.
Jamie talks about being prepared for anything and how his amazing fleet of heavy rescue trucks helps him tackle it all. Dylan goes waist-deep to fish a truck out of a lake. Scott is forced to get 'inventive' to finish a job. Ken, the new guy from the city, stops in for a beer and recounts his struggles adjusting to life on the mountain. When Colin slips up on a big recovery in Alberta, Jamie's brother has to take over the job - even though he's new to the rotator. In between highlight clips, showing some of the best and worst times they had the over the season's eight gripping episodes, the guys talk about their toughest wrecks, worst injuries, stormiest weather, tense moments on the team, and why they stick it out despite it all. Lone wolf Al Quiring is a tough as nails wrecker and Jamie's main rival, and despite living on the edge of , is willing to travel long distances to poach work from Jamie's crew.
Al and Gord race to rescue a teetering semi during the morning rush on Hwy 1. Ken and Dylan fight to recover a flipped logging truck off an icy mountain road. It is impossible to close the road, since it is the only way to the station in the mountains where people work. Air Date : 9th-Oct-2012 In the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, on the Coquihalla Highway, a small job turns into a major headache and a father's dreams of his stepson joining the family business backfires as Brandon Kodallas' aspirations of being a gym instructor and his disdain to drive a manual transmission vehicles does not sit well with anybody else, while teaching Ken about rigging, something the Richmond-based city towie doesn't do. Air Date : 16th-Sep-2014 A sudden winter storm slams B. Bruce gets into a fight that lands him in the hospital.
In Alberta, Jamie and Adam race to open two highways when both roads to Fort McMurray shut down. While Kevin captures the action on tape, Samy does most of the heavy lifting and dismantling of the burnt wreck, earning him a large bottle of scotch and Jamie's praise, even when he removed the barrel that could have been used to contain an oil leak, which heaped pressure to do a 2-hour salvage operation in just 20-minutes just to open the highway. As winter comes to a close, Nik reflects on his return to heavy rescue while he tackles one final job. Things for Al Quiring turn red hot when a trailer jammed with thousands of bottles of hot sauce is ripped open. Everyone has big, but not always realistic, expectations for the winter ahead.