- "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."
Chicago Fire originally premiered on October 10, 2012. The show follows the lives of the firefighters and paramedics assigned at Firehouse 51.
On March 27, 2013, NBC announced plans for a spin-off of Chicago Fire. NBC authorised the procedural spin-off series which is now known as Chicago PD, which premiered on January 8, 2014.
Chicago Fire explores the lives, both professional and personal of the firefighters and paramedics of the Chicago Fire Department. More specifically the lives of the members of Firehouse 51; home of Engine 51, Truck 81, Squad 3, Ambulance 61 and Battalion 25.
- Jesse Spencer as Matthew Casey
- Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide
- Monica Raymund as Gabriela Dawson
- Kara Killmer as Sylvie Brett
- David Eigenberg as Christopher Herrmann
- Yuri Sardarov as Brian "Otis" Zvonecek
- Joe Minoso as Joe Cruz
- Christian Stolte as Randy "Mouch" McHolland
- Miranda Rae Mayo as Stella Kidd
- Eamonn Walker as Wallace Boden
- Randy Flagler as Capp
- Daniel Zacapa as Ramón Dawson
- Melissa Ponzio as Donna Robbins
- Amy Morton as Trudy Platt
- Jeff Lima as Leon Cruz
- Treat Williams as Benny Severide
- Lucas VonKampen as Lucas Herrmann
- David VonKampen as Lee Henry Herrman
- Kamal Angelo Bolden as Jason Kannell