What happened to Casey on Chicago Fire? Character's fate in season 10 explored

Amber Peake July 21, 2021
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As filming for season 10 of Chicago Fire is said to have started, some are curious to know more about what the new season could bring for Captain Matthew Casey. We explore what happened to Casey on Chicago Fire in season 9.

Who is Matt Casey on Chicago Fire?

Captain Matthew Casey is played by Jesse Spencer. The actor has been a part of the show since it first aired in 2012.

Before joining the NBC drama, he was known to many for his role as Dr Robert Chase on House MD, having played the role for eight years before leaving in 2012.

He is also known to Australian audiences as Billy Kennedy in the popular soap opera Neighbours having appeared on the show between 1994 and 2000.

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What happened to Casey on Chicago Fire?

Matthew Casey has become a beloved character throughout the show’s nine seasons. In the latest season, which aired earlier this year, Casey had fans worried after he suffered a head injury during the ninth episode, Double Red. 

However, this isn’t the first time he has sustained a head injury during the show. In season 2, Casey was rushed to hospital after he was injured when a beam fell on him.

The season nine finale, entitled No Survivors, put a question mark over the fate of many loved Chicago Fire characters.

At the end of the episode Severide (Taylor Kinney), Tony (Anthony Ferraris) Cruz (Joe Minoso) and Capp (Randy Flagler) were seen to be in danger during an underwater rescue mission. 

Casey was safe onshore although some sites have gone on to speculate about the character’s future in the show.

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Brett and Casey’s relationship explored

Casey and Sylvie Brett’s (Kara Killmer) relationship has led to a mixed reaction from fans over the years as Brett had been a friend of Casey’s ex-wife, Gabriela Dawson (Monica Raymund).

However, as the seasons have gone on some fans have nicknamed the couple Brettsey.

As season nine ends, the pair are seen to confess their feelings to each other, leaving many to wonder about the future of their relationship in season 10.

Season 10 should have plenty in store for Captain Matthew Casey.

Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having previously ran the Instagram for Reality Titbit, Amber now writes for both HITC and The Focus as a freelance writer.