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Scorched Earth
Season: 5
Episode: 3
Original airdate: October 25, 2016
Written by: Sarah Kucserka
Veronica West
Directed by: Joe Chappelle
Episode chronology
Previous episode: A Real Wake-Up Call
Next episode: Nobody Else is Dying Today


Casey enlists Susan Weller to help with an urgent personal matter. Severide receives an offer to travel luxuriously with rich party guy Travis Brenner and Stella uses all her resources to help a sick street kid after saving him during a tunnel fire. Meanwhile, Otis and Herrmann discuss their concerns over Molly's lack of customers.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Joshua De Jesus as Chris
  • Anthony Ferraris as Squad 3 Driver Tony Ferraris
  • Jess Thigpen as Teri Martin
  • J. Nicole Brooks as Mother
  • Aiden Cohen as Louie Keyes
  • Austin Cohen as Louie Keyes
  • Amanda Lipinski as Fedora Girl
  • Charles Dunlap as Kendrick
  • Sarah Brooks Evans as Model
  • Heidi Kurzejka as Party Girl
  • Candice Jeanine as Woman at YMCA
  • Quinnita Bellows as Teen Girl
  • Olivia Bird as Overdosing Girl
  • Summer Cain as Scared Girl


Background information and Notes

Chicago Fire season 5
Episodes The Hose or the AnimalA Real Wake-Up CallScorched EarthNobody Else is Dying TodayI Held Her HandThat DayLift Each OtherOne HundredSome Make It, Some Don'tThe People We MeetWho Lives and Who DiesAn Agent of the MachineTrading in ScuttlebuttPurgatoryDeathtrapTelling Her GoodbyeBabies and FoolsTake a KneeCarry Their LegacyCarry MeSixty DaysMy Miracle
Other Seasons Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 6Season 7Season 8Season 9
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