The fire engine is called out on an urgent call to the Wellsworth station booking hall where a blaze has broken out. Someone had thrown a cigarette into a rubbish bin without extinguishing it properly. The fire chief is very cross because that is how lots of fires are caused. When Henry tries to pull into the station, he cannot see due to the smoke and goes straight to Tidmouth.
- In the final illustration, the new station signs can be filled in by the reader.