But a long season has everyone's tempers on edge. Jamie's eldest son, Brandon's first night on the job ended when he discovered a driver fatality crushed by the wheels. It turns into a deep freeze all-nighter where Brandon finally redeems himself. Jamie offers stepson Brandon a chance to drive his own tow truck — but first he needs to teach the teenager how to drive standard. Jamie brings back a load from the Yukon.
With his heavy wrecker in for repairs, Howie must use a few small trucks to try and tackle a very, very big job. Jamie's eldest son, Brandon's first night on the job ended when he discovered a driver fatality crushed by the wheels. Later, Davis begins to doubt the optimistic gamble he's made this season and questions if he's brought on too much manpower and possibly the wrong machines. Jordie from Mission Towing faces a semi ready to split in two. Later Jamie makes a special trip to Mission Towing.
Samy returns to Vancouver to visit his family while Kevin raises safety issues with Jamie. Lone wolf Al Quiring is a tough as nails wrecker and Jamie's main rival. Working through blinding snow, freezing rain and an avalanche threat - heavy rescue crews battle to help drivers out of the 'closure zone' and off the mountain highway. 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. But the busy winter season is here and the custom-built wrecker still hasn't been delivered. A good friend of Jamie's is called into action when two semis collide head on, leaving wreckage scattered across the TransCanada Highway and a major rail line. Jamie's one bright spot is his brand new truck, the Rotator.
Adam comes close to quitting, but then backs off when Jamie makes him a promise. 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. The next day is a battle on all fronts to get the Coq open - with helicopter teams dropping more bombs, highway crews faced with two feet of accumulation, and Jamie's team forced to call in a second rotator, who happened to be Jamie's brother, Jason. A former operator returns, but a spectacular wreck pushes him to the edge on his first mountain recovery. A head-on collision between two semis has the entire crew battling to clear the charred wreckage and get the road open.
If in doubt, do not use. Plow crews are barely able to keep up. It all ends with a surprise when Mark invites the guys to see the Coquihalla, and the majestic mountains surrounding it, from an angle they've never experienced: from— mid-air in a helicopter. Howie must tackle this monster recovery all on his own. Things get more complicated when one of Jamie's new drivers, from the city, learns a close buddy has nearly died in a towing accident during a snowstorm. In Alberta, tempers flare in the extreme cold as the new crew is put to the test. When Jamie then gets a call for a dream job it turns into the most challenging recovery of the season.
A truckload of Christmas mail nearly goes off a cliff. That night, as he heads up the Coq for a simple pull out job, he arrives to witness a snow plow skidding on black ice and slamming into two semis. When Jamie confronts him, Kevin storms off the job. Jamie talks about being prepared for anything and how his amazing fleet of heavy rescue trucks helps him tackle it all. When traffic starts backing up in high-risk avalanche zones, highway authorities decide to close the road in both directions.
Here you can face all the landslides, avalanches and splits. 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. A truckload of frozen chickens crashes into a tangle of trees. Kevin considers yard man Samy, a 40-year-old immigrant from Fiji, to be his assistant. Last year, Jamie ordered a state of the art heavy rescue truck called a Rotator. A race to clear the Coq has Dylan spun around.
When a winter-worn cable snaps, narrowly missing Adams head, Jamie's most senior driver threatens to go on strike. The season comes to a bitter end when Jamie finally bites the bullet and sends two of his guys packing to the unemployment line. Jamie and Brandon take a well-deserved break from clearing wrecks on the highway to compete in a car race on a frozen lake. He considers Jamie to be his adopted father. When a B-train loaded with lumber drives off a cliff in order to avoid a boulder, Jamie's called in to recover the wreck before it falls down onto an active railroad line. Next night, little Jamie Jr.
Then Mark turns the tough questions on Kevin, Adam, and the boss himself, Jamie. But the busy winter season is here and the custom-built wrecker still hasn't been delivered. With no fire department to help, Gazzola tries out an old fire truck Davis bought for cheap. Al runs into trouble on a steep and twisting logging road. A semi plows off a bridge, stranding holiday travelers, and a remote logging road job forces Ken to relive his close call from last year. When Kevin buys a video camera to film wrecks, his new hobby starts to get in the way of his current job. In Alberta, Jamie and Adam race to open two highways when both roads to Fort McMurray shut down.
Dylan goes waist-deep to fish a truck out of a lake. A simple tow turns into a night of heavy rescue for Colin. Colin faces a white-knuckle drive on a remote Alberta back road, and Jamie tests out a new driver, who might be in over his head. In the end of the winter season, Jamie has to be on call to deal with the wrecks alone. Less than 24 hours after Jamie ships the Rotator to Alberta. Between highlight clips from the season's gripping episodes, the guys relive some of the best and worst moments the toughest wrecks, the injuries, the snowstorms, the arguments, and why they stick it out despite it all. As things are heating up, an unexpected visit from arch-rival Al Quiring brings out some serious barbs from Adam.