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This is a list of fictional characters in the television series Chicago Fire. The article deals with During "You Will Hurt Him", the house finally gets to meet Severide's half-sister Katie Nolan when she brings them lunch. she was the only one who was there for him when he returned from his tour of duty suffering from PTSD. Sarah Shahi will return to "Chicago Fire" as Severide's ex-girlfriend Following her Fire run, Shahi went on to join the cast of Person of Interest. Chicago Fire (–). / a list of titles created 16 Cast. Episode cast overview, first billed only: See full cast». Edit Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Herrmann is portrayed as a hands-on father and devoted family man who considers his fellow firefighters and paramedics at 51 as part of his extended family; most of his colleagues have babysat his five children at some point and Herrmann has no qualms about discussing the children with his wife in front of them. In the episode "Path of Destruction" it is stated that he and his family live in the West Lawn area of Chicago. At the start of season 1, Herrmann and his wife Cindy have three sons and a daughter.
In season 4 he stated that they have been married for twenty two years. Severide and Shay are named as godparents. Herrmann is shown to be a doting father and husband who often speaks of his family.
All five children were christened into the Catholic Church. His co-workers all tried to dissuade him from going through with it but their "concern" backfires against them as Cindy reacted by laughing and hugging her husband. However, it's revealed that he father is constantly trying to stop her being a firefighter and shutting down all of her ambitions, which eventually drives her to suicide.
Herrmann and Mills get into a heated argument following the cause of her suicide. Mills accuses Herrmann and the others of being uncaring and inconsiderate, which Herrmann fights against until revealing his guilt in that he saw her the night before and wondered whether him saying something to her would've changed the outcome.
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They get past this together. Herrmann looks into expanding Molly's into a franchise and pitches his idea to the group.
Cruz and Mouch want in and after a good presentation, Herrmann happily accepts their proposal into expanding Molly's into a truck this time. Herrmann and Dawson also have tensions between them when she reveals she's going to be a firefighter at the end of season 1 from a bad experience with a female firefighter.
When she finally passes her physical exam and becomes a candidate, Welch rejects her from 81 and quickly recruits a male candidate, which upsets her so Boden overlooks her and Casey's relationship and lets her be the new candidate at This doesn't sit well with Herrmann as Casey makes a habit of overlooking all of her mistakes, forcing him to do the same and not question her.
She reveals afterwards that she has been deliberately making mistakes in hopes that someone will overlook their friendship and correct her. When Chili joins 51, despite the at-the-time cold welcome, she tries to make friends but doesn't have a lot in common with the others.
This is until she reveals she's in-midst of creating and designing a button on the side of beverages to cool them instantly in 5 seconds. Being a business investor, Herrmann immediately jumps in and tells her she can sell it at Molly's as soon as she's finished.
He helps her a lot until Sylvie and Dawson tell him to calm and slow down since Chili's spending all of her money on it without leaving any to pay her bills.
He says this to Chili who thanks him for his help, saying Herrmann reminds her of her own father who died but created the idea in the first place. They get emotional and he says he will be right with her.
Herrmann and Cindy gave Chili Molly's funds to help her idea, for which she is very thankful. They then celebrate their success when she finishes her design and test to see that it works, which it does.
However, she's left deeply hurt and upset when they find that someone else has already created and launched it on TV. She cries but Herrmann tells her she will definitely come up with something else and hugs her.
In season 1, Otis, Herrmann and Dawson buy a bar which they call Molly's.
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They had been called to a fire there and the owner wanted to sell it and move to Miami. After agreeing to buy it, they discover that a local mobster named Arthur had conned his way into being offered a "minority" stake.
Arthur repeatedly harasses the threesome, even nearly setting Dawson on fire before Detective Jay Halstead takes him down and arrests him."Chicago Fire,' "Chicago P.D." casts face off at WhirlyBall benefit
After much difficulty, Molly's has become an established bar and is popular with firefighters and cops it is featured multiple times in spin-offs Chicago P.
Casey is the Captain in charge of Truck A skilled handyman and carpenter, he freelances as a construction contractor when off-duty. Despite his reticence and aloof demeanor, he is fiercely protective of the firefighters under him and commands their loyalty and respect. He is also a former elected Alderman. He was married to Gabby Dawson. Severide is the Lieutenant at Firehouse 51 in charge of Squad 3. In contrast to Casey, he is charismatic and portrayed to be something of a "ladies' man".
He and Casey have been friends since their days at the CFD Academy but their friendship becomes strained after a mutual colleague dies on the job. She was the Paramedic in Charge PIC of Ambulance 61 but transferred to Truck 81 after completing the fire academy and passing the physical exams. However, she later transferred back to Ambulance 61 as it was a better fit for her.
She is married to Matt Casey. She also has an older brother, Detective Antonio Dawsonwho is featured in the spin-offs Chicago P. She left Chicago after the sixth season to head a rescue-and-relief unit in Puerto Rico.
As an experienced paramedic, Shay was the designated ambulance driver and was well-liked by the mostly male crew of She and Kelly Severide shared an apartment as roommates and were best friends.
Popular with her co-workers, she was openly gayoften cracking self-deprecating jokes about it. She was killed in the season 3 premiere, continuing from the season 2 finale cliffhanger, in which a serial arsonist intentionally set a trap for the first responders. In "Three Bells", she was honored and remembered by her fellow coworkers at She is memorialized by an inscription painted on the cab doors of Ambulance Mills began as a candidate on Truck After proving his capabilities as a firefighter, he earned a spot on Squad 3.
However, he was transferred to Ambulance 61 when he lost his firefighter certification after an illness. Mills recovered and finally got his spot back on the squad — just as his mother and sister decided to take over his grandfather's restaurant in North Carolina.
Despite saving a life on his first call back with the team, Mills realized it was time to choose his real family over his work one and left Chicago in "You Know Where to Find Me" to work with his family in North Carolina. He, Otis and Dawson jointly invest in a small pub called Molly's which one of their victims had been trying to sell. Molly's is also featured on Chicago P. Teri Reeves as Doctor Hallie Thomas season 1. They broke up due to differing views and her hectic schedule and his irregular hours prevented them from spending much time together, although they remained friends.
She was murdered in a fire as part of a cover-up after she discovers that one of her colleagues at her clinic was selling medication to drug dealers. He oversees the firefighters and paramedics of Truck 81, Engine 51, Squad 3 and Ambulance 61 at Firehouse A long-time veteran of the CFD, he is extremely protective of the men and women who serve under him, even putting his career on the line several times.
Prior to Mills' assignment in the pilot, Otis was the latest candidate to be assigned to He became the driver after Joe Cruz transferred to Squad 3.
Another of 81's more senior firefighters, Mouch is the de facto "legal advisor" of 51 and is their union representative. Cruz was formerly the designated driver for Truck A native of the gangster-infested neighborhoods of Humboldt Park he spends the first two seasons constantly trying to bail his wayward younger brother out of trouble.
In the season 3 finale, he transferred to Squad 3. Sylvie is a paramedic who joined Ambulance No. She was in a relationship with Joe Cruz and shared an apartment with Gabby Dawson, prior to Gabby's marriage to Casey.
Her arrival was initially met with some frostiness from the rest of the crew as they were still getting over Mills' sudden departure. She was previously with a firehouse in the West Side and is experienced in dealing with victims of major trauma. She leaves Firehouse 51 during the fourth season after the death of her sister drives her to alcoholism.
He was introduced in the season 4 premiere and is the newest candidate assigned to Truck He is critically injured by an explosion early in the fifth season, causing him to lose an eye and need round-the-clock care, thus ending his firefighting career.
Truck 81 season 4 recurring; season 5—present. She is Jimmy's replacement on Truck She is in a relationship with Kelly Severide. Anthony Ferraris as Firefighter Tony Ferraris: DuShon Monique Brown as Connie: Chief Boden's secretary seasons 1—6.
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Mo Gallini as Firefighter Jose Vargas: A sixteen-year veteran, he is forced to retire after he is injured in a warehouse fire and considers suicide by jumping from his apartment building rooftop, but Severide and Casey talk him out of it. Shiri Appleby as Clarice Carthage: Clarice is introduced as the pregnant ex-girlfriend of Leslie Shay.
In season 1, episode 13, Shay and Clarice reconcile their relationship and Clarice moves back in with Shay, only for Clarice to break up with Shay for a second time at the end of episode 16 of season 1.
She was never seen again after that. Kathleen Quinlan as Nancy Casey: Matthew and Christie Casey's mother who is incarcerated for murdering their verbally abusive father and her husband Gregory infifteen years prior to the beginning of the series.
She had grown estranged from her children while in prison; it was mentioned that Christie still could not forgive her and would testify against her at each parole hearing, thereby postponing Nancy's release, while Casey visited on rare occasions. Casey is successful in getting Nancy released on parole after convincing Christie to let go of the past.
Nancy stays with her son as part of her parole but things become tense between mother and son when Casey voices his discomfort over her going out with "a penpal" just hours after being released. She moves in with her former cellmate, but not before telling her children to mend their relationship.
Sarah Shahi as Renee Royce: In the season 1 finale, she announced that she is pregnant with Kelly Severide's child. In season 2, it is revealed that the baby is not Severide's.