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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Chicago Fire'  

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This list features the best seasons of Chicago Fire, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Chicago Fire is the best, but each installment of the action-drama series features memorable episodes. Some Chicago Fire seasons focus on the life-saving efforts of the Firehouse 51 team and other good seasons explore the personal lives of the firefighters and paramedics.

This list of Chicago Fire seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, and Monica Raymund are the best. Season One found the Firehouse 51 team coping with the death of a friend and later seasons detailed Dawson and Casey's relationship.

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Chicago Fire - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Chicago Fire'
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The second season of Chicago Fire premiered on September 24, 2013, and contains 22 episodes. This season continues to focus on the life-saving efforts of Firehouse 51.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "A Problem House," "Prove It" and "Not Like This."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Dawson trains to become a firefighter.
  • Severide's sister is kidnaped.
  • Casey proposes to Dawson.
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Chicago Fire - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Chicago Fire'
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The first season of Chicago Fire premiered on October 10, 2012, and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on the personal and professional lives of the firefighters and paramedics at Firehouse 51.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Hanging On," "Leaving the Station" and "Warm and Dead."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Mills joins the Firehouse 51 team as a Firefighter/EMT Candidate.
  • Casey makes an enemy in Detective Voight.
  • Molly's opens its doors.
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Chicago Fire - Season 6 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Chicago Fire'
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The sixth season of Chicago Fire premiered on September 28, 2017, and contains 23 episodes. This season focuses on Firehouse 51's responses to accidents and arson.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "It Wasn't Enough," "Hiding Not Seeking" and "Looking for a Lifeline."

Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

  • Casey gets promoted to Captain.
  • Otis is injured on the job.
  • Boden runs for Fire Commissioner of Chicago.
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Chicago Fire - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Chicago Fire'
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The fifth season of Chicago Fire premiered on October 11, 2016, and contains 22 episodes. This season focuses on Severide, Brett, and the Firehouse 51 team.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Lift Each Other," "Some Make It, Some Don't" and "Deathtrap."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Mouch and Brett team-up on a new project.
  • Dawson gets in an accident while driving the ambulance.
  • The firefighters get trapped in a warehouse fire.
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