Series 9 was the ninth series of London's Burning, broadcast in the UK on ITV from 1 September 1996 to 2 February 1997. Nick is unsympathetic to Alexis's pleas to help him escape prosecution after the restaurant fire and a failed robbery results in the guards being trapped in a burning security van. New Sub Officer Carole Webb arrives and Pearce is unimpressed, Billy receives unwanted female attention when he rescues women trapped in a Turkish bath and a gang of youths start a fire that sees Jack and Recall get trapped. Episode 1 (series 9) is the first episode of London's Burning's ninth season, first broadcast in the UK on ITV on September 1, 1996. It comprised fifteen episodes. At the warehouse shout a gantry collapses and sees Hallam plunge 80ft into the basement. Meanwhile, the same man involved in the earlier explosion turns up at his ex wife's house demanding to see his children. The watch have to free a taxi driver whose arm has been trapped in a public toilet, Pearce is concerned when his dog Bruno goes missing and Pitbull appoints a reluctant Recall to represent him at his disciplinary hearing. Episode 11 (series 9) is the eleventh episode of London's Burning's ninth season, first broadcast in the UK on ITV on November 17, 1996. The bells go down at Sicknote and Jean attend his 20 year service ceremony. Jack watches his ex wife Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. A plaque in tribute to John Hallam is unveiled. Nick is at a conference where he is taken by a Dutch firefighter, Carole is left in charge resulting in her and Pearce arguing after a mixup at a shout and new firefighter Chris Newman - promptly nicknamed Skippy - joins the watch. S9, Ep2 8 Sep. 1996 Episode #9.2 Unconscious but still alive, he is rushed to hospital with Recall who has also been injured in the shout. He then lights a match igniting himself and the house. She barricades herself and the children into a bedroom so the man pours petrol around the house. A cycle courier is glued to his bike and rides into the station for assistance, Skippy talks down a suicidal woman and after a performance of MacBeth in a prison Sicknote and Jean get a nasty surprise. A flat blows up and a man leaps out of the window before running off. Pearce has taken it particularly badly and starts to contemplate a transfer away. This is the first series to use the new Chubb branches which replaces the old AWG branches used since the movie. Beattie and Kelly get trapped in a fire at George's gym. Stephen runs away from school and Blue Watch have to deal with a fire at a garage and a suspected chemical spillage at a lock-up. Nick summons up the courage to ask Marianne out, Billy follows Lauren and gets beaten up by her pimp, Pearce goes for an interview with another brigade and a woman is trapped after a fire at a fairground. In the episode, Blue Watch help a cyclist who has been glued to his bike, and Skippy talks down a young woman threatening to jump off a roof. Dutch firefighter Marianne joins the watch on exchange, a thief becomes trapped under a forklift and Recall's defence sees Pitbull get only a slap on the wrist at his disciplinary hearing. Jack retaliates after Pitbull goads him, there's another hoax at the hospital but a bit of detective work finally identifies the culprit and the watch have to rescue a wheelchair-bound man from a house fire. Nick heads to Cyprus to see his son after learning Costas and Evgenia are having problems there and an explosion at a swimming pool sees a man trapped as the building floods and Jack has to make a brave rescue. Mysterious firefighter Jack Morgan joins the watch, Sicknote isn't looking forward to receiving his 20 years service medal, a man is seen leaping from a burning house and a car crashes into a restaurant. Recall is finding living with Billy to be frustrating, Sandra learns about Hallam's affair and a fire starts at a warehouse where a music video is being filmed. George is shocked when the Fire Investigation Unit tell him it looks to be arson. Mysterious firefighter Jack Morgan joins the watch, Sicknote isn't looking forward to receiving his 20 years service medal, a man is seen leaping from a burning house and a car crashes into a restaurant. The watch are in shock after Hallam's death as they prepare for his funeral.