CBS’s Hit New Show FIRE COUNTRY Has Extended Filming Dates in Vancouver After Full Season Order
Fire Country, the new hit CBS series inspired by Max Thieriot’s experiences growing up in Northern California fire country, has extended filming dates in Vancouver after full season order.
New filming dates: July 21 2022 – April 05 2023
Fire Country follows Bode Donovan (Max Thieriot), a young convict seeking redemption and a shortened prison sentence by joining an unconventional prison release firefighting program in Northern California, where he and other inmates are partnered with elite firefighters to extinguish massive, unpredictable wildfires across the region.
t’s a high-risk, high-reward assignment, and the heat is turned up when Bode is assigned to the program in his rural hometown, where he was once a golden all-American son until his troubles began. Five years ago, Bode burned down everything in his life, leaving town with a big secret. Now he’s back, with the rap sheet of a criminal and the audacity to believe in a chance for redemption with Cal Fire.
Showrunner: Tia Napolitano.
Cast: Max Thieriot, Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro, Diane Farr, Stephanie Arcila, Jordan Calloway, Jules Latimer, W. Tré Davis, Michael Trucco, Ty Olsson.
Max Thieriot is Bode Donovan, one of the prison inmates in the firefighting program.
Billy Burke is Vince Donovan, the fire chief and Bode’s estranged father.
Diane Farr is Cheryl, a Cal Fire board executive, and Bode’s mother.
Kevin Alejandro is Manny, the fire captain in charge of the prison inmates.
Jordan Calloway is firefighter Jake, whose girlfriend is Manny’s daughter Arabella.
Stephanie Arcila is Manny’s daughter Arabella,, a former champion diver. girlfriend of firefighter Jake and new firefighter.
Jules Latimer is firefighter Everly, who’s been friends with Jake since childhood.
Pilot Director: James Strong.
Writers: Tony Phelan & Joan Rater; story co-written by Max Thieriot.
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer Television/Midwest Livestock.
Filming in Vancouver:
After filming its pilot in metro Vancouver, Fire Country returned this summer for production of season one.
Look for the Anmore Village Hall as CalFire’s Edgewater Fire Station.
Filming at Smallville’s Kent Farm in Aldergrove.
Fire Country airs Fridays at 9 on CBS.