Synopsis by Alice Day
In this series, technological advances in a number of scientific fields are explored, with issues presented in a manner that is accessible to a wide audience. Viewers need not have prior knowledge in order to understand the topics discussed in the programs. In Ultrascience 2: Fighting Fire, new developments in fire fighting are examined, as the threat of fire is an ongoing concern in suburban communities as well as cities. As real estate prices escalate, and structures are built closer together, the concerns are very real. New methods involve techniques of dousing fires faster and putting emphasis on earlier detection.