Warning: major spoilers ahead for Episode 13 of Chicago Fire Season 9, called “Don’t Hang Up.”
Chicago Fire showrunner Derek Haas and actress Miranda Rae Mayo spoke with CinemaBlend about the episode, Stella’s future, and the Season 9 finale that is going to make history and change lives.
ChicagoFire has spent Season 9 piling the pressure on Stella Kidd’s capable shoulders, but “Don’t Hang Up” guaranteed that the last shift before she would finally take the lieutenants’ exam was about as far from conventional as imaginable.
A teenage girl called Firehouse 51 to beg Stella for help to survive where she and her brother were being held by deadly gang members, with the inconvenient catch that she couldn’t bring CPD (or the cast of Chicago P.D.) into the mix.