The Trumpton fire brigade attempt to put up posters to advertise their band concert. But there doesn't seem to be anywhere they can put them, and when they do get to put some up, they get in an awful mess.
The Mayor of Trumpton inspects the town park. He discovers a broken bench, which is soon mended, but then a gust of wind blows his hat off and the Fire Brigade are called in to retrieve it from a tall tree.
Mrs Cobbit has a very bad day - first the branch of a tree crashes through her roof, then when she gets to the town market, she finds that an ice-cream man has taken her regular pitch. Fortunately with the help of the other townsfolk, her problems are soon solved.
A sticky door sets off a chain of events which results in the town-square statue of Queen Victoria being damaged. Fortunately the fire brigade are on hand to put matters right.
The face of the town clock needs repainting, but of course nothing ever goes smoothly in Trumpton and a misplaced pot of paint causes havoc.
The Mayor is very proud of his position and would like a painting of the Town Hall. The villagers decide to give him the painting for his birthday, and Chippy Minton has seen an artist painting scenes in the village. But the artist has vanished, so Chippy and the other villagers go looking for him.
The Mayor calls in an engineer to sort out a problem with his phone. The engineer digs down to the telephone wires, but when he goes to lunch, one of Mrs Lovelace's dogs falls in the hole and discnnects all the cables! The assistant, Fred, tries to reconnect the wires but gets it all wrong and much confusion ensues.
Raggy Dan, the rag and bone man, collects old junk from the townsfolk, but Mrs Minton doesn't realise that the old rocking horse she gives him has Chippy's savings hidden inside.
Mr Robinson the window cleaner, gets stuck on a roof, and the fire brigade are called in to get him down.
Fireman Cuthbert has a morning off and goes to visit his aunt. But the two of them get separated in town and end up looking for each other. Even the rest of the fire brigade get involved in the search.
While doing repairs in the town hall, Chippy Minton and his assistant Nibbs discover that the water tank is leaking, and they call in the plumber, Mr Wilkins. He sees that the tank needs replacing, but he finds that he can't remove the old one, so the fire brigade are called in to help.
Chippy Minton can't get to Trumpton because of a fallen tree blocking the road. Luckily he is able to summon help by meesenger pigeon.