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Chicago Fire (Season 5)
Episodes: 22
Network: NBC
Original run: October 11, 2016 - May 16, 2017
Season chronology
Previous season: Season 4
Next season: Season 6
The Drama Reignites

–Chicago Fire Season 5 tagline

Chicago Fire season 5 premiered on October 11, 2016 and concluded on May 16, 2017 on NBC.

The firefighters, Rescue Squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 risk their lives week in and week out to save and protect the citizens of their incredible city.

This is an extended family and everyone inside Firehouse 51 knows no other way than to lay it all on the line for each other. Lt. Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) leads the Truck company and brash Lt. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) runs the Rescue Squad.

The firehouse also includes Battalion Chief Wallace Boden (Eamonn Walker), a fireman's fireman. As chief of 51, Boden keeps his house running smoothly and his firefighters prepared to overcome all adversity. Gabriela Dawson (Monica Raymund) returns alongside paramedic Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer), seasoned veteran Christopher Herrmann (David Eigenberg) and resourceful firefighter Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo).

Also returning for the fifth season are Randy "Mouch" McHolland (Christian Stolte), Joe Cruz (Joe Miñoso) and Brian "Otis" Zvonecek (Yuri Sardarov).


Main Cast and Characters

Crossover Guest Stars

Recurring Guest Stars

Recurring Co-Stars



Image Episode Summary Airdate
Cf0501.jpg 5.01 (#93)
The Hose or the Animal
Severide and Stella remain in jeopardy when her unstable ex-boyfriend surfaces. October 11, 2016
Cf0502.jpg 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
Cf0503.jpg 5.03 (#95)
Scorched Earth
Dawson and Casey deal with a very unsettling possibility. October 25, 2016
Cf0504.jpg 5.04 (#96)
Nobody Else is Dying Today
Casey finds himself in the middle of a dire situation. November 1, 2016
Cf0505.jpg 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
Cf0506.jpg 5.06 (#98)
That Day
Dawson accidentally hits a pedestrian while en route to a call. November 22, 2016
Cf0507.jpg 5.07 (#99)
Lift Each Other
Dawson and Antonio welcome their parents to town and Chief Boden discovers some unsettling news. November 29, 2016
Cf0508.jpg 5.08 (#100)
One Hundred
Casey and Dawson apply for permanent adoption of Louie. December 6, 2016
Cf0509.jpg 5.09 (#101)
Some Make It, Some Don't
Dawson and Casey meet with Louie's biological father. January 3, 2017
Cf0510.jpg 5.10 (#102)
The People We Meet
Louie's father throws a wrench into Casey and Dawson's family plans. January 17, 2017
Cf0511.jpg 5.11 (#103)
Who Lives and Who Dies
Dawson and Casey each deal with difficulties in the field. January 24, 2017
Cf0512.jpg 5.12 (#104)
An Agent of the Machine
Firehouse 51 becomes the target of a dangerous criminal. February 7, 2017
Cf0513.jpg 5.13 (#105)
Trading in Scuttlebutt
Boden finds himself in unchartered waters when a superior comes after him. February 14, 2017
Cf0514.jpg 5.14 (#106)
The situation turns dire when members of Firehouse 51 are split up and reassigned. February 21, 2017
Cf0515.jpg 5.15 (#107)
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
Cf0516.jpg 5.16 (#108)
Telling Her Goodbye
Firehouse 51 falls under seige when local gang members take over. March 21, 2017
Cf0517.jpg 5.17 (#109)
Babies and Fools
A series of accidents turns suspicious. March 28, 2017
Cf0518.jpg 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
Cf0519.jpg 5.19 (#111)
Carry Their Legacy
Casey takes a huge risk to help another fire crew. April 25, 2017
Cf0520.jpg 5.20 (#112)
Carry Me
Casey lends a hand to an old friend. May 2, 2017
Cf0521.jpg 5.21 (#113)
Sixty Days
Cruz finds himself looking at a possible suspension. May 9, 2017
Cf0522.jpg 5.22 (#114)
My Miracle
An out of control blaze spells trouble for Firehouse 51. May 16, 2017

Chicago Fire
Seasons Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6Season 7Season 8Season 9Season 10Season 11
Current characters Kelly SeverideSylvie BrettChristopher HerrmannJoe CruzRandy "Mouch" McHollandStella KiddBlake GalloDarren RitterViolet MikamiWallace Boden
Former characters Hallie ThomasLeslie ShayPeter MillsJessica "Chili" ChiltonJimmy BorrelliGabriela DawsonBrian "Otis" ZvonecekEmily FosterGianna MackeyMatthew Casey