The first season of Chicago Fire premiered on October 10, 2012 on the NBC channel in the United States.

This season concluded on May 22, 2013 after 24 episodes had been aired.


This is the plot for Season 1 only. For the plot for the entire show, see: Chicago Fire.

After the death of Andrew Darden in the pilot episode, many friendships are strained in the firehouse because each of the lieutenant blamed one-another for his death.

Andrew's wife however, blamed Kelly Severide and stated "he only wanted to be a firefighter because you was".

When Christopher Herrmann is involved in an accident and is seriously injured, nearly killed... The firehouse start to understand that accidents happen and they all need each others support through tough times because anger and upset just cause arguments and more accidents.


The series is filmed in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. The Mayor of Chicago appears in the Pilot episode, when asked what it was like the Mayor commented "It's easier being mayor than playing mayor. I told them I'd do it under one condition: the TV show is making an investment to the Firefighters' Widows and Orphans Fund".

The NBC Network placed an order for the series in May 2012. After receiving additional script orders in October, Chicago Fire was approved for a full season of episodes.

On January 29, 2013, Chicago Fire had it's episode total increased from 22 to 23. One week later, the show received one more episode finally totalling 24 episodes.

Firehouse 51 is fictional but in reality it is the headquarters for Engine 18 of the Chicago Fire Department and is located at 1360 S. Blue Island Ave. between 13th & Racine.




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