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Chicago Fire

Fire

Format Drama
Action
Picture Format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Running Time 40–45 minutes
Created by Michael Brandt
Derek Haas
Starring See below
Narrated By
Opening Theme
Country of origin United States
Language English
Original channel NBC
Original run 10 October 2012
Finale
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 125
(As of present)
List of episodes See below
IMDB profile Chicago Fire
TV.com summary Chicago Fire
related shows Law & Order franchise
"No job is more stressful, dangerous or exhilarating than those of the Firefighters, Rescue Squad and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. These are the courageous men and women who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way and whose actions make the difference between life and death. These are their stories."

Chicago Fire is an American action drama television series created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas with Dick Wolf as executive producer. It is the first installment of Dick Wolf’s Chicago Franchise. The series premiered on NBC on October 10, 2012. The show follows the firefighters and paramedics working at Firehouse 51 of the Chicago Fire Department, home of Truck 81, Squad 3 and Ambulance 61, as they risk their lives to save and protect the citizens of their city.


Spin-Offs & Crossovers

Spin-Offs

Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med were both developed as spin-offs for Chicago Fire.

Crossovers

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has produced two crossover three-parters with Chicago Fire and it's spin-off show Chicago P.D.. A case would begin with Chicago Fire in Chicago for Part One, before either moving the action to New York for Part Two and back to Chicago for Part Three or continue the action from Chicago in Part Two and move the action to New York in Part Three.

Chicago Fire: "Nobody Touches Anything" season three, episode 7, SVU: "Chicago Crossover" sixteen, episode 7, and Chicago P.D.: "They'll Have to Go Through Me" season 2, episode 7

Firehouse 51 rescue the owner of a burning house and find him clutching a suspicious box that leads Severide to call in the Chicago Intelligence Unit, who track a child pornography victim to New York and return to Chicago with SVU to take down a pedophile ring.

Chicago Fire: "We Called Her Jellybean" season three, episode 21, Chicago P.D.: "The Number of Rats" season 2, episode 20, and SVU: "Daydream Believer" sixteen, episode 20

An apartment fire in Chicago connected to a case of rape and attempted murder resembles an unsolved case in New York that brings SVU and Intelligence together to catch the culprit.

Main Cast

Current Cast and Characters

Image Actor Character Crossover Appearances Seasons
Casey
Jesse Spencer Captain
Matthew Casey
Chicago P.D.:
4 episodes
Chicago Med:
1 episode
Seasons 1-present
Severide
Taylor Kinney Lieutenant
Kelly Severide
Chicago P.D.:
6 episodes
Chicago Med:
4 episodes
Chicago Justice:
1 episode
Seasons 1-present
Dawson
Monica Raymund Paramedic
Gabriela Dawson
Chicago P.D.:
8 episodes
Chicago Med:
2 episodes
Seasons 1-present
Brett
Kara Killmer Paramedic
Sylvie Brett
Chicago P.D.:
6 episodes
Chicago Med:
9 episodes
Chicago Justice:
1 episode
Seasons 3-present
Herrmann
David Eigenberg Firefighter
Christopher Herrmann
Chicago P.D.:
10 episodes
Chicago Med:
6 episodes
Chicago Justice:
3 episodes
Seasons 1-present
Zvonecek
Yuri Sardarov Firefighter
Brian "Otis" Zvonecek
Chicago P.D.:
6 episodes
Seasons 2-present
(Recurring Season 1)
Cruz
Joe Minoso Firefighter
Joe Cruz
Chicago P.D.:
4 episodes
Chicago Med:
2 episodes
Seasons 2-present
(Recurring Season 1)
McHolland
Christian Stolte Firefighter
Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Chicago P.D.:
7 episodes
Chicago Med:
1 episode
Seasons 2-present
(Recurring Season 1)
Kidd
Miranda Rae Mayo Firefighter
Stella Kidd
Season 5-present
(Recurring Season4)
Boden
Eamonn Walker Battalion Chief
Wallace Boden
Chicago P.D.:
9 episodes
Chicago Med:
1 episode
Chicago Justice:
1 episode
Seasons 1-present

Previous Cast and Characters

Image Actor Character Crossover Appearances Seasons
Thomas
Teri Reeves Doctor
Hallie Thomas
Season 1
Shay
Lauren German Paramedic
Leslie Shay
Chicago P.D.:
2 episodes
Seasons 1-2
Mills
Charlie Barnett Firefighter/Paramedic
Peter Mills
Chicago P.D.:
4 episodes
Seasons 1-3
Chilton
Dora Madison Burge Paramedic
Jessica "Chili" Chilton
Chicago P.D.:
6 episodes
Chicago Med:
2 episode
Season 4
Borrelli
Steven R. McQueen Firefighter/Paramedic
Jimmy Borrelli
Chicago P.D.:
3 episodes
Seasons 4-5

Crossover Guest Stars

Image Actor Character Episodes
Benson
Mariska Hargitay Sergeant
Olivia Benson
3.21 We Called Her Jellybean
Rollins
Kelli Giddish Detective
Amanda Rollins
3.07 Nobody Touches Anything

Recurring Guest Stars

Main article: Chicago Fire Guest Stars

Episodes

Season 1

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf11 1.01 (#1)
Pilot
Firehouse 51 works to regroup after a tragedy strikes. October 10, 2012
Cf12 1.02 (#2)
Mon Amour
The firehouse struggles with Darden's death. October 17, 2012
Cf13 1.03 (#3)
Professional Courtesy
Casey is pressured to cover up for a drunk driver. October 24, 2012
Cf14 1.04 (#4)
One Minute
Chief Boden faces allegations after the death of a homeless man in a warehouse fire. October 31, 2012
Cf15 1.05 (#5)
Hanging On
Voight's harassment towards Lieutenant Casey escalates. November 7, 2012
Cf16 1.06 (#6)
Rear View Mirror
An out of control apartment building fire finds Casey laying it all on the line. November 14, 2012
Cf17 1.07 (#7)
Two Families
Thanksgiving proves to be a busy holiday for the firehouse - including a visit to a meth lab, a gang shooting and a 10-car pileup. November 21, 2012
Cf18 1.08 (#8)
Leaving the Station
A train accident leaves Mills doubtful about his future as a firefighter. December 5, 2012
Cf19 1.09 (#9)
It Ain't Easy
An injured firefighter faces life after the job. December 12, 2012
Cf110 1.10 (#10)
Merry Christmas, Etc.
Firefighters face theft accusations and an investigation. December 19, 2012
Cf111 1.11 (#11)
God Has Spoken
Cruz struggles with guilt over Flaco's death. January 2, 2013
Cf112 1.12 (#12)
Under the Knife
Severide faces the consequences of his injury - and an uncertain future. January 9, 2013
Cf113 1.13 (#13)
Warm and Dead
Chief Boden tries to remedy a situation involving a suspected teenage arsonist and Severide makes an important decision. January 30, 2013
Cf114 1.14 (#14)
A Little Taste
Tensions rise when Severide crosses paths with someone from his past. February 6, 2013
Cf115 1.15 (#15)
Nazdarovya!
Dawson puts herself in danger to help her brother. February 13, 2013
Cf116 1.16 (#16)
Viral
Cruz's torment jeopardizes his fellow firefighters. February 20, 2013
Cf117 1.17 (#17)
Better to Lie
Past tensions resurface between Chief Boden and Bennie Severide. February 27, 2013
Cf118 1.18 (#18)
Fireworks
Mills pushes to learn the real story of his father's death. March 20, 2013
Cf119 1.19 (#19)
A Coffin That Small
A firehouse rescue call leaves a lasting impression. March 27, 2013
Cf120 1.20 (#20)
Ambition
Mills' drive to join squad creates friction within the firehouse. April 3, 2013
Cf121 1.21 (#21)
Retaliation Hit
Serveride is met with unexpected news, as Voight returns. May 1, 2013
Cf122 1.22 (#22)
Leaders Lead
Severide pulls out all of the stops in hopes of resolving his problems. May 8, 2013
Cf123 1.23 (#23)
Let Her Go
Casey learns that old habits die hard when he is left to deal with Voight. May 15, 2013
Cf124 1.24 (#24)
A Hell of a Ride
A call to the local penitentiary places the squad at risk. May 22, 2013

Season 2

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf21 2.01 (#25)
A Problem House
An arsonist takes notice of Severide as new red tape causes big changes in the department. September 24, 2013
Cf22 2.02 (#26)
Prove It
The threat of an arsonist with a vendetta against the firehouse looms and Casey struggles with the repercussions of Heather Darden's accident. October 1, 2013
Cf23 2.03 (#27)
Defcon 1
Severide is convinced he knows the arsonist's identity. October 8, 2013
Cf24 2.04 (#28)
A Nuisance Call
Internal issues threaten to derail Engine Company 51. October 15, 2013
Cf25 2.05 (#29)
A Power Move
The future is uncertain for more than just Boden and Firehouse 51. October 22, 2013
Cf26 2.06 (#30)
Joyriding
A physical workout turns mental for Severide. November 12, 2013
Cf27 2.07 (#31)
No Regrets
The firehouse is tested to the limits when called to the scene of an epic railroad accident and Boden ponders his future. November 19, 2013
Cf28 2.08 (#32)
Rhymes with Shout
Drive-by shooting hits close to home for Cruz and his brother. November 26, 2013
Cf29 2.09 (#33)
You Will Hurt Him
Boden is left to wonder where things stand for Firehouse 51 as McLeod exerts her influence. December 3, 2013
Cf210 2.10 (#34)
Not Like This
The firehouse is set to close, but 51 is not going down without a fight. December 10, 2013
Cf211 2.11 (#35)
Shoved In My Face
Casey gets back to work after his brush with death. January 7, 2014
Cf212 2.12 (#36)
Out With a Bang
Casey forges ahead at the firehouse despite signs that he may not be fully recovered from his harrowing accident. January 14, 2014
Cf213 2.13 (#37)
Tonight's the Night
Firehouse 51 steps in when a blackout causes chaos in the community. January 21, 2014
Cf214 2.14 (#38)
Virgin Skin
Despite the mystery surrounding katie, life moves forward at the firehouse. February 25, 2014
Cf215 2.15 (#39)
Keep Your Mouth Shut
Despite his frustration, Severide remains hopeful that justice will be served. March 4, 2014
Cf216 2.16 (#40)
A Rocket Blasting Off
With Keeler's whereabouts unknown, the men of Firehouse 51 are looked at as prime suspects. March 11, 2014
Cf217 2.17 (#41)
When Things Got Rough
A Chicago civilians heroic action hits the firehouse in more ways than expected. March 18, 2014
Cf218 2.18 (#42)
Until Your Feet Leave the Ground
Away from the action, new bonds form and old ones strengthen. April 8, 2014
Cf219 2.19 (#43)
A Heavy Weight
Firehouse 51 struggles in the wake of a recent tragedy. April 15, 2014
Cf220 2.20 (#44)
A Dark Day
An explosion at a Chicago hospital rocks the city. April 29, 2014
Cf221 2.21 (#45)
One More Shot
Change is on the horizon at 51 , but forgetting the past can be hard. May 6, 2014
Cf222 2.22 (#46)
Real Never Waits
A call to a boarding school leaves Severide questioning himself and Dawson's training is put to the test. May 13, 2014

Season 3

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf31 3.01 (#47)
Always
Firehouse 51 will forever be changed. September 23, 2014
Cf32 3.02 (#48)
Wow Me
Severide returns to work still reeling from a devastating loss. September 30, 2014
Cf33 3.03 (#49)
Just Drive the Truck
A dangerous fire truck collision sends two firehouses in turmoil. October 7, 2014
Cf34 3.04 (#50)
Apologies Are Dangerous
Dawson begins a new chapter at Firehouse 51. October 14, 2014
Cf35 3.05 (#51)
The Nuclear Option
With a new candidate comes a new dynamic at the firehouse. October 21, 2014
Cf36 3.06 (#52)
Madmen and Fools
Casey goes to great lengths to protect his sister. October 28, 2014
Cf37 3.07 (#53)
Nobody Touches Anything
A routine house fire reveals evidence that demands the attention of the CPD. November 11, 2014
Cf38 3.08 (#54)
Chopper
Firehouse 51 is called to the scene of a harrowing and challenging disaster. November 18, 2014
Cf39 3.09 (#55)
Arrest in Transit
At Firehouse 51 some relationships are tested, while others are strengthened. November 25, 2014
Cf310 3.10 (#56)
Santa Bites
A victim takes credit for a textbook rescue by Chicago's finest. December 2, 2014
Cf311 3.11 (#57)
Let Him Die
Firehouse 51 goes into crisis mode when two members are abducted. January 6, 2015
Cf312 3.12 (#58)
Ambush Predator
Surprising evidence is uncovered that sheds new light on the fire that killed Shay. January 13, 2015
Cf313 3.13 (#59)
Three Bells
The search for the serial arsonist leads Severide to meet face-to-face with an old enemy. February 3, 2015
Cf314 3.14 (#60)
Call It Paradise
Chicago's finest are left to work in treacherous conditions when a severe ice storm forces its residents into a citywide lockdown. February 10, 2015
Cf315 3.15 (#61)
Headlong Toward Disaster
Boden is forced to take time away and his temporary replacement quickly falls out of favor with members of Firehouse 51. February 17, 2015
Cf316 3.16 (#62)
Red Rag the Bull
Tensions come to a head and careers are put in jeopardy when Interim Chief Pridgen squares off against Casey. March 3, 2015
Cf317 3.17 (#63)
Forgive You Anything
Firehouse 51 gets a visit from an old friend of Severide's while Mouch faces his fears about meeting his kid. March 10, 2015
Cf318 3.18 (#64)
Forgiving, Relentless, Unconditional
Herrmann saves an infant in a blaze and the repercussions drive him on a search to uncover the truth. March 17, 2015
Cf319 3.19 (#65)
I Am The Apocalypse
The Chicago Fire team works seamlessly with Chicago Med personnel to help aid victims of a deadly gas leak, but things quickly take a turn for the worse when the hospital is suddenly forced into quarantine. April 7, 2015
Cf320 3.20 (#66)
You Know Where to Find Me
Mills makes a critical assessment at the scene of an accident. April 21, 2015
Cf321 3.21 (#67)
We Called Her Jellybean
A fire reveals evidence of a potential serial arsonist who has been on the loose for more than a decade and demands the attention of the CPD and SVU. April 28, 2015
Cf322 3.22 (#68)
Category 5
Tensions between Squad and Truck begin to boil over threatening to divide the house, while Casey goes undercover. May 5, 2015
Cf323 3.24 (#69)
Spartacus
Boden takes charge as divisions continue to threaten the cohesion of the house. May 12, 2015

Season 4

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf41 4.01 (#70)
Let It Burn
Shakeups stir things up at Firehouse 51. October 13, 2015
Cf42 4.02 (#71)
A Taste of Panama City
Firehouse 51 comes under scrutiny from internal affairs as turmoil from outside and in threatens the whole crew. October 20, 2015
Cf43 4.03 (#72)
I Walk Away
Boden's job is on the line as the search continues to uncover evidence that would clear him and the firehouse of any wrongdoing. October 27, 2015
Cf44 4.04 (#73)
Your Day Is Coming
Members of Firehouse 51 band together in a time of need. November 3, 2015
Cf45 4.05 (#74)
Regarding This Wedding
Friction from the brass above causes problems for everyone at Firehouse 51. November 10, 2015
Cf46 4.06 (#75)
2112
Severide and Patterson's differences reach an all-time high and a visitor from Cruz's past comes back. November 17, 2015
Cf47 4.07 (#76)
Sharp Elbows
Much to his surprise, Boden finds himself in hot water. November 24, 2015
Cf48 4.08 (#77)
When Tortoises Fly
Chief Boden is in over his head and Captain Patterson confronts him about his ability to lead the firehouse. December 1, 2015
Cf49 4.09 (#78)
Short and Fat
Clues as to where Serena might be are uncovered that could turn Boden's case around and Captain Patterson has news for everyone. December 8, 2015
Cf410 4.10 (#79)
The Beating Heart
The firehouse is shocked to discover that one of their own becomes the surprising victim of a stabbing and an attempted suicide raises some questions. January 5, 2016
Cf411 4.11 (#80)
The Path of Destruction
A tornado bears down on Chicago and the whole city braces for the worst. January 19, 2016
Cf412 4.12 (#81)
Not Everyone Makes It
A tormented Herrmann is forced to make a difficult decision and Casey does his best to keep a shelter open that's housing recent tornado victims. January 26, 2016
Cf413 4.13 (#82)
The Sky Is Falling
A wave of threats hits Chicago and Firehouse 51 finds itself in the middle of a dire situation. February 2, 2016
Cf414 4.14 (#83)
All Hard Parts
Severide attempts to help Chili with her recent struggles and Borelli steps into the ring to represent Firehouse 51. February 9, 2016
Cf415 4.15 (#84)
Bad for the Soul
A suspicious call to a neighboring firehouse leaves some unanswered questions among the ranks of Firehouse 51. February 16, 2016
Cf416 4.16 (#85)
Two T's
Casey's run for alderman hits a snag that could derail his grand plans. February 23, 2016
Cf417 4.17 (#86)
What Happened to Courtney
Severide and Cruz discover a baby's body that may be linked to an unsolved case. March 29, 2016
Cf418 4.18 (#87)
On the Warpath
An unsuspecting Brett is left fearing for her life following a call that takes a bad turn. April 5, 2016
Cf419 4.19 (#88)
I Will Be Walking
Casey tries to utilize his political influence to remedy a situation and Otis uncovers something that has him fearing for the worst. April 19, 2016
Cf420 4.20 (#89)
The Last One for Mom
Severide is forced into a delicate situation and Casey receives a surprise in the mail. April 26, 2016
Cf421 4.21 (#90)
Kind of a Crazy Idea
Dawson puts her life on the line to save a young boy and Otis fears for the worst. May 3, 2016
Cf422 4.22 (#91)
Where the Collapse Started
Firehouse 51 responds to a harrowing building collapse that leaves lives on the line. May 10, 2016
Cf423 4.23 (#92)
Superhero
Dawson looks to make a major change and lives are in jeopardy. May 17, 2016

Season 5

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf51 5.01 (#93)
The Hose or the Animal
Severide and Stella remain in jeopardy when her unstable ex-boyfriend surfaces. October 11, 2016
Cf52 5.02 (#94)
A Real Wake-Up Call
51 responds to a dangerous call and Kidd is faced with a major decision. October 18, 2016
Cf53 5.03 (#95)
Scorched Earth
Dawson and Casey deal with a very unsettling possibility. October 25, 2016
Cf54 5.04 (#96)
Nobody Else Is Dying Today
Casey finds himself in the middle of a dire situation. November 1, 2016
Cf55 5.05 (#97)
I Held Her Hand
After the sqaud is unable to rescue a woman from her burning house, Casey and Severide disagree on a potential arson case. November 15, 2016
Cf56 5.06 (#98)
That Day
Dawson accidentally hits a pedestrian while en route to a call. November 22, 2016
Cf57 5.07 (#99)
Lift Each Other
Dawson and Antonio welcome their parents to town and Chief Boden discovers some unsettling news. November 29, 2016
Cf58 5.08 (#100)
One Hundred
Casey and Dawson apply for permanent adoption of Louie. December 6, 2016
Cf59 5.09 (#101)
Some Make It, Some Don't
Dawson and Casey meet with Louie's biological father. January 3, 2017
Cf510 5.10 (#102)
The People We Meet
Louie's father throws a wrench into Casey and Dawson's family plans. January 17, 2017
Cf511 5.11 (#103)
Who Lives and Who Dies
Dawson and Casey each deal with difficulties in the field. January 24, 2017
Cf512 5.12 (#104)
An Agent of the Machine
Firehouse 51 becomes the target of a dangerous criminal. February 7, 2017
Cf513 5.13 (#105)
Trading In Scuttlebutt
Boden finds himself in unchartered waters when a superior comes after him. February 14, 2017
Cf514 5.14 (#106)
Purgatory
The situation turns dire when members of Firehouse 51 are split up and reassigned. February 21, 2017
Cf515 5.15 (#107)
Deathtrap
Firehouse 51 responds to the scene of a harrowing blaze that endangers the lives of many, including a member of the Chicago family. March 1, 2017
Cf516 5.16 (#108)
Telling Her Goodbye
Firehouse 51 falls under seige when local gang members take over. March 21, 2017
Cf517 5.17 (#109)
Babies and Fools
A series of accidents turns suspicious. March 28, 2017
Cf518 5.18 (#110)
Take a Knee
Dawson and Brett get assigned a trainee for the day and Severide's father Benny comes back into the picture. April 4, 2017
Cf519 5.19 (#111)
Carry Their Legacy
Casey takes a huge risk to help another fire crew. April 25, 2017
Cf520 5.20 (#112)
Carry Me
Casey lends a hand to an old friend. May 2, 2017
Cf521 5.21 (#113)
Sixty Days
Cruz finds himself looking at a possible suspension. May 9, 2017
Cf522 5.22 (#114)
My Miracle
An out of control blaze spells trouble for Firehouse 51. May 16, 2017

Season 6

Image Episode Sypnosis Original Airdate
Cf61 6.01 (#115)
It Wasn't Enough
Firehouse 51 deals with the longterm collateral damage from the deadly warehouse fire. September 28, 2017
Cf62 6.02 (#116)
Ignite On Contact
Things get personal when Boden demands justice for the school fire. October 5, 2017
Cf63 6.03 (#117)
An Even Bigger Surprise
Casey find himself butting heads with a new Chief. October 12, 2017
Cf64 6.04 (#118)
A Breaking Point
Dawson finds herself trapped in a collapsed parking structure while off duty. October 19, 2017
Cf65 6.05 (#119)
Devil's Bargain
Casey and Severide collide. October 26, 2017
Cf66 6.06 (#120)
Down Is Better
Firehouse 51 takes a hit when Kidd gets transferred to the Public Relations Depatment. November 2, 2017
Cf67 6.07 (#121)
A Man's Legacy
Molly's North gets ready to open its doors. January 4, 2018
Cf68 6.08 (#122)
The Whole Point of Being Roommates
Dawson deals with the aftermath of the clinic fire. January 11, 2018
Cf69 6.09 (#123)
Foul Is Fair
Dawson and Casey go through a rough spot. January 18, 2018
Cf610 6.10 (#124)
Slamigan
Dawson is on a mission. January 25, 2018
Cf611 6.11 (#125)
Law of the Jungle
The friendship between Casey and Severide continues to be tested. February 1, 2018
Cf612 6.12 (#126)
The F is For
Casey and Severide reluctantly become the subjects of a day-in-the-life photo spread. March 1, 2018
6.13 (#127)
Hiding Not Seeking
CPD enlists the help of Firehouse 51 for a dangerous undercover mission. March 8, 2018
6.14 (#128) March 15, 2018
6.15 (#129)
My Best Firefigthers
March 22, 2018
6.16 (#130) March 29, 2018
6.17 (#131) April 5, 2018
6.18 (#132) April 12, 2018
6.19 (#133) April 19, 2018
6.20 (#134) April 26, 2018
6.21 (#135) May 3, 2018
6.22 (#136) May 10, 2018
6.23 (#137) Season Finale May 17, 2018

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