After photos of Casey and Severide jumping off the roof during a heroic rescue make the front page of the newspaper, Boden unwillingly agrees to have the photographer chronicle a day at the firehouse. The photographer getting hit by the car was the best part of the episode. I think he was still snapping pictures while he was flying in the air. Why would Casey just throw the photographer out?
SE The F is For - Chicago Fire - PRIMETIMER
Hanging On is the fifth episode of the first season and the 5th overall episode of Chicago Fire. Casey fights back against Det. Voight and ends up dealing with the repercussions, Dawson faces disciplinary action due to on the job conduct, and Severide's arm fails during a rescue on a roof. After the tire slashing incident, Casey has had enough of Voight's antics. He shows up at the police station to give him a piece of his mind, publicly reprimanding him for his actions and making it very clear that he is not afraid of Voight. He tells Voight that he is not going to drop the charges against his son, so it's best if Voight just stays away from him and Hallie. The police show up at the fire station regarding Casey's public scene and attempt to strike a deal with Casey and Boden.
The show follows the lives of the firefighters and paramedics working at the Chicago Fire Department at the firehouse of Engine 51, Truck 81, Squad 3, Ambulance 61 and Battalion Hank Voight and the Intelligence unit asks for Firehouse 51's help with Dawson and Brett to go undercover to further their investigation into a serial bomber targeting members of the media. Casey, Boden, and Severide lend their expertise in the investigation. Meanwhile, Kidd's relationship with Zach hits a bump in the road when she discovers that she still has feelings for Severide. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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