How many seasons of 'Chicago Fire' are there?

Recently, there was a shooting near the sets of 'Chicago Fire' for which production is right now halted for a while till the situation stabilizes

How many seasons of 'Chicago Fire' are there?
Taylor Kinney and Miranda Rae Mayo in 'Chicago Fire' on NBC (IMDb)
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'Chicago Fire' is a drama television series created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas, with Dick Wolf as an executive producer. It is the first installment of Wolf Entertainment's Chicago franchise, which deals with different public services in Chicago, Illinois. The main protagonist of the series is Jesse Spencer who is seen as Lieutenant Matthew Casey, officer-in-charge of Truck Company 81. The series also stars Taylor Kinney, Steven R McQueen, who is 'The Vampire Diaries' veteran actors, along with David Eigenberg, who is famous for his role as steve Brady in HBO's 'Sex And The City'.

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The series pilot, co-written by creators Michael Brandt and Derek Haas, was filmed in Chicago and, according to an NBC representative, the series would continue to be filmed there. Producer John L. Roman was involved from the beginning and has worked with the Chicago Fire Department and Deputy District Chief Steve "Chik" Chikerotis on Backdraft. Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel made an appearance in the series pilot episode. Emanuel stated: "It's easier being mayor than playing mayor. I told them I'd do it under one condition: the TV show is making an investment in the Firefighters' Widows and Orphans Fund.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, there was a shooting near the sets of 'Chicago Fire' on September 14 for which production was halted for a while. The show was filming on Madison Street on the city’s West Side, near the border with suburban Oak Park, when a gunman fired several shots from a corner opposite the show’s location, according to CWB Chicago. The shooting happened as 'Chicago Fire’s cast and crew were in the middle of a take. No one from the production was injured, said reports.

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How many seasons of 'Chicago Fire' are there?

The series premiered on NBC on October 10, 2012. As of 2022, the series had 217 episodes. On February 27, 2020, NBC renewed the series for its ninth, tenth, and eleventh seasons. The 10th season premiered on September 22, 2021. The 11th season is set to premiere on September 21, 2022.

The official synopsis of Season 11 reads, 'Kidd and Severide's honeymoon is interrupted by a dangerous person from their past; Kidd's former academy classmate joins Firehouse 51; Brett and Violet reflect on their relationships.' This means that instead of enjoying their first year as Mr and Mrs Severide, they would have to be extra careful as someone out there has a personal vendetta against them.

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