The firemen of the Bronx are the most active in the world. The 65 fire stations situated in the Bronx receive fire calls about 160,000 times a year, that is to say 200 times a day. Some are false alarms, but many are very dangerous situations.The fires are caused by different reasons, but most of the fires are cases of arson. A special fire brigade including sheriffs has been created to combat this. We follow police inspector Haynes who investigates the motives for the fires which caused the death of 9 firemen who died this year in arson blazes. This film spends 14 harrowing days with the firemen of the Bronx as they fight fires and perform a last-minute rescue of a baby who fainted in the smoke.
After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside.
Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.