Fred Breen is one of San Gabriel's latest firefighters to become the center of the media's attention. The firefighters originally gained media attention for a curse that had allegedly been placed on the firehouse by one of their own who'd been jilted by his mail order bride. Despite the fact that over the last few years the bachelors and bachelorettes of the firehouse have proved time and time again that the curse is broken, the media's attention to the group hasn't dissipated. When Fred saves a group of women trapped in a limo during their bachelorette party, he gains some unwanted media attention as well as the attention of the female population of San Gabriel. Fred, however, has eyes for only one female--one of the woman he helped save from the limo.
Rachel hates confined spaces and media attention of any kind. When the limo she and her friends are riding in crashes, keeping her face out of the papers is her top priorities second only to making sure her friends are safe. The daughter of a very rich man, she'd been kidnapped years ago as a child and held in a cage. That spurred her fear of confined spaces and while she'd escaped, the kidnapper was never captured and is still at large. Over the years, her father managed to keep her out of the press but at a cost. While she escaped one cage, a protective bubble complete with a body guard has prevented her from truly living. While her first encounter with Fred did not impress, moments later, as he and his fellow firefighter, Mulligan, come to the rescue, she sees the true man and something in Rachel starts to stir. Can he be the one to break down the barriers she's surrounded herself in?