Chief Pridgen comes under fire after making
a tactical error during an apartment fire
for which he throws Lt. Casey under the bus,
leading Lt. Severide to take it upon himself
to clear the problem. In an effort to
further cover himself from any wrongdoing,
Pridgen enlists the help of Lt. Welch, who
is faced with the choice of whether to fit
in with the firehouse or follow his
superiors self-serving orders. Elsewhere,
Mouch is floored upon learning that his
donation to a fertility clinic has resulted
in a child who, now a young adult, wants to
meet him. Meanwhile, Brett and a reluctant
Cruz take Dawson out on a double date and
Boden focuses his efforts on his duties at
home as a father.