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Chicago Fire: Fireworks

With tensions still running high between Chief Boden and Bennie Severide, things boil over when Mills confronts Bennie about the fire that killed his father. Meanwhile, Severide, Casey and Bennie uncover the truth behind two mysterious diner fires and Shay takes a new direction with her plan to have a baby.

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x18
Airdate: Wednesday March 20th, 2013

Director: Karen Gaviola
Writer: Tim Talbott

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 17, 2013
AU (FOX8) May 09, 2013


Guest Stars
Christian StolteChristian Stolte
As Firefighter Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Joe MinosoJoe Minoso
As Firefighter Joe Cruz
Ron DeanRon Dean
As James Whoritsky
Treat WilliamsTreat Williams
As Bennie Severide
Yuri SardarovYuri Sardarov
As Firefighter Brian "Otis" Zvonecek

Co-Guest Stars
Chaon CrossChaon Cross
As Heather Darden
Randy FlaglerRandy Flagler
As Capp
William SmillieWilliam Smillie
As Hadley
Howie JohnsonHowie Johnson
As Lou Krinsky
Laura WhyteLaura Whyte
As Truxhorn's Wife
Robert BreulerRobert Breuler
As Truxhorn
Tracey BonnerTracey Bonner
As Bus Driver

Anne LockhartAnne Lockhart
As Dispatcher
Main Cast
Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer
As Lieutenant Matthew Casey
Taylor KinneyTaylor Kinney
As Lieutenant Kelly Severide
Monica RaymundMonica Raymund
As Firefighter Gabriela Dawson
Eamonn WalkerEamonn Walker
As Battalion Chief Wallace Boden
Lauren GermanLauren German
As Paramedic Leslie Shay
Charlie Barnett (2)Charlie Barnett (2)
As Paramedic Peter Mills


The episode begins with Boden meeting with Dawson before shift. She brings up the conversation that she recently heard between him and Benny Severide. She tells him that Peter is becoming increasingly curious about his father and might eventually find out the truth. Frank tells her to drop it and mind her own business. At home, Severide asks his father what is going on between him and Boden. Benny makes light of the whole situation, saying he and Boden have known each other for years and have always had a love-hate relationship. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDerek Haas  |  Michael Brandt
Executive ProducerJoe Chappelle  |  Matt Olmstead  |  Michael Brandt  |  Dick Wolf  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Derek Haas  |  Danielle Gelber
Co-Executive ProducerAndrea Newman  |  Arthur W. Forney
ProducerJohn L. Roman  |  Hilly Hicks, Jr.  |  Tim Deluca
Co-ProducerMichael Gilvary  |  Carla Corwin
Production DesignerCraig Jackson
EditorMichael Schweitzer
CastingJonathan Strauss  |  Claire Simon
Unit Production ManagerCarla Corwin
First Assistant DirectorHaze J.F. Bergeron III
Second Assistant DirectorStefan Rand
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Music EditorChris Newlin
Music SupervisorStacy Wallen-McCarthy
Costume DesignerSusan Kaufmann
Key GripMike Lewis
Set DesignerJessie Haddad  |  Amy Jackson (1)
Set DecoratorDesi Wolff
Location ManagerBob Hudgins
Transportation CoordinatorBilly Hogan
Property MasterBill D'Ambra
Construction CoordinatorTyler Osman
Script SupervisorDru Ann Carlson
Production CoordinatorEric Matsumoto
Script CoordinatorKathleen Foshee
Assistant EditorOscar Rene Lozoya I I
Post Production SupervisorLeigh Cousins
Re-Recording MixerPeter Reale  |  Todd Morrissey
LeadmanTony Barracca
GafferAnthony J. Lullo
Director of PhotographyLisa Wiegand
Story EditorTim Talbott
StuntsMark Harper  |  Christian Litke  |  Tom Lowell (1)  |  Tobiasz Daszkiewicz  |  Rich Wilke  |  Jim Mammoser  |  Mike Fierro  |  Jim Fierro  |  Dan Maldanado  |  Eddie J. Fernandez
Stunt CoordinatorRick LeFevour
Art DirectorStephanie Gilliam
Assistant Production CoordinatorKimiko Marr
Sound MixerBlair Scheller
Costume SupervisorGretchen Gain
Boom OperatorJason Johnston
Key Makeup ArtistDebra Dee
Visual Effects SupervisorScott Rader
Production AccountantSusan Hayes
"A" Camera OperatorReza Tabrizi
Sound SupervisorJeffrey Kaplan
Casting AssociateShelby Cherniet  |  Pamella Pearl
Key HairstylistMary Buono
Original CastingLynn Kressel
Assistant To The Executive ProducerKim Rome  |  Perri Eppie  |  Kristin Carey (2)  |  Adrian Bassuk  |  Kristel Crews  |  Miranda Iredia  |  Lydia Mayberry Friedman
Special Effects CoordinatorJohn Milinac
Dolly GripMark Purkart
Assistant Art DirectorDave Krummel
Payroll AccountantLeslie Wahrenbrock
Key CostumerVanessa King (1)
Technical AdvisorSteve Chikerotis  |  Michele Martinez  |  Roy Dean (1)
Best Boy GripAndy Lostumo
"B" Camera OperatorWill Eichler
Special Effects Make-upJames Lacey
Animal TrainerBill Casey
Craft ServicesShane Thomas
Background CastingJoan Philo
Assistant PropertyAaron Holden Jr.
Best Boy ElectricDonna McClain
2nd Second Assistant DirectorSenica Billingsley  |  Michelle Gonsiorek
1st Ac A CameraLuis Fowler
1st Ac B CameraZach Gannaway
Publicity CoordinatorDaniele Bernstein
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