Meet the Cast

Buck Thompson
(Victor Zinck)

A nature enthusiast, Buck Thompson’s love of the outdoors runs deep within his roots. Coming from a long line of forest rangers, Buck kept up the family tradition and is the best of the best. Rugged and kind, he began flying with his dad and mentor in college. After returning from military service, he became a bush pilot for the national park.

Victor Zinck Jr. is known for his work in Motive, The 100, and Altered Carbon.

Jessica Alaway
(Kaitlyn Leeb)

Passionate and confident, Jessica Alaway is a geologist completing a research grant studying layers of rocks at an abandoned ranger station in the Rocky Mountains. Jessica is completely devoted to her work and will do whatever it takes to preserve her findings and finish her studies.

Kaitlyn Leeb is known for her work in Heartland, Spinning Out, Shadowhunters, and Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Janine Thompson
(Kate Vernon)

Strong-willed and steadfast, Janine Thompson is a retired chief ranger who is well-respected and still active in her community. The heart of her family, she will do anything for the people she loves.

Kate Vernon is known for her work in Battlestar Galactica, Falcon Crest, and The Morning Show.

Stanley Garson
(Conrad Coates)

Arrogant yet assertive, Stanley is the on-site project manager for tech giant Martin Lamot’s newest endeavor. Eager to please, he focuses all his energy on impressing his boss.

Conrad Coates is known for his work in Jupiter’s Legacy, Star Trek: Discovery, and X-Men: Apocalypse.

Amara Johnson
(Melinda Shankar)

Resourceful and hardworking, Amara is Buck’s first cousin and fellow forest ranger. She loves what she does for a living, especially because she gets to work alongside her family.

Melinda Shankar is known for her work in Degrassi: The Next Generation, How to Be Indie, and Christmas with a Prince.

Roma Thompson
(Laura Vandervoort)

Resilient and no-nonsense, Roma is Buck’s older sister and the captain of the aerial firefighting team. Methodical by nature, she runs her team like a well-oiled machine.

Laura Vandervoort is known for her work in The Handmaid’s Tale, Smallville, and The Christmas Exchange.

(Vanessa Sears)

Smart and loyal, Abi helps Jessica with the research for her grant. A bookworm, she would rather spend time in a library than in the field.

Vanessa Sears is known for her work in Suits, Too Close for Christmas, and Y: The Last Man.

Martin Lamot
(Brian Cook)

A savvy businessman, tech giant Martin Lamot is always on the lookout for his next big investment. While the great outdoors intrigues him, Martin doesn’t have the knack for adventure.

Brian Cook is known for his work in The Wedding Planners, Operation Christmas List, and Love Alaska.

Counselor Jake
(Andrew Bushell)

Kind and calming, Jake is a counselor at the youth camp that’s directly in the path of the wildfire.

Andrew Bushell is known for his work in Designated Survivor and Dashing Home for Christmas.

Charlie the Dog

Jessica’s trusted companion.