The firefighters and paramedics of Firehouse 51 risk their lives to save and protect their city. As these heroes forge headfirst into danger, the choices they make can mean the difference between life and death. But from the relentless pressure of saving lives, an extended family is forged. Led by Chief Wallace Boden, Matthew Casey, Kelly Severide, Sylv (more…)
First Aired: January 30, 2013
Chief Boden goes to the police after teenage arsonist Ernie starts a deadly hardware-store fire. Meanwhile, Severide reaches out to his father after making a decision about his future; Otis works a few shifts at a slow firehouse; and Dawson and Shay find themselves in trouble during a call to a tenement apartment.