Lt. Boden (Eamonn Walker) and Jimmy (Steven R. McQueen) find themselves at odds in dealing with the aftermath of recent events while Kidd (guest star Miranda Rae Mayo) is forced to deal with her unstable and volatile ex, Grant (guest star Guy Burnet). With the help of firehouse 51, Dawson (Monica Raymund) tries to put her best foot forward in her pursuit for fostering Louie. At the urging of Susan Weller (guest star Lauren Stamile), his new political consultant, Casey (Jesse Spencer) tends to his Alderman duties and leaves town with her to attend a three-day summit. Much to his surprise, Casey embraces his new role while Susan urges him to consider grander aspirations. Meanwhile, the house responds to a dangerous structure fire that puts one of their own in a desperate situation.