When world-famous globe racer, Thomas the Tank Engine, discovers that his gears are damaged and he may never race again, he must pump pistons and is launched into the world of wildfire attack. There, he meets a stern fire-and-rescue truck named Flynn, Belle, a fire engine that can go on tracks, a transport plane named Cabbie, A heavy lift helicopter Windlifter and a small group of hyper-active vechicles known as the Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team fights a massive wildfire and Thomas learns what it takes to become a ture hero.
Victor: Your gears have been damaged, Thomas. You will not go fast again.
Thomas: You're saying, I can't... race anymore?