The Unrivaled Standard
Season 6, Episode 21
The Unrivaled Standard
Air date May 3, 2018
Written by Jeff Drayer
Directed by Joe Chappelle
Runtime 42 minutes
Episode Guide
The Strongest Among Us
One for the Ages

The Strongest Among Us is the twenty-first episode of the sixth season and the 135th overall episode of Chicago Fire.

One for the Ages


Lt. Severide is shocked when Renee Royce resurfaces at the firehouse. Casey comes up with a plan to help Chief Boden in his latest pursuit. Kidd regrets a decision she made regarding Severide. Herrmann doesn't see eye-to-eye with Lt. Colannino over coaching their son's basketball team.

In the fire at the tire shop, Lt. Colannino rescues the injured tire worker from harm and is injured after the building that is in fire explodes. Herrman tries to save him, but is held back by Chief Boden. The fire is extinguished with water by firefighters, who find Colannino, but are unable to save him. Colannino dies in the line of duty, surrounded by Casey and the other firefighters.


Main CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Sarah Shahi as Renee Royce
  • Andy John Kalkounos as Engine Lieutenant Colannino