Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16 Recap “Hot and Fast”

Don’t miss Celebrity Myxer’s recap of Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16 “Hot and Fast.” Cruz forms a bond with a young immigrant boy he meets while fighting an apartment fire. The squad makes plans to prank the newest member of their team. Hawkins and Violet struggle to keep their relationship a secret. Here’s what you missed!

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Previously on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 15, following an injury in the aftermath of an industrial fire, Severide and Seager work together to investigate an anonymous tip. Kidd searches for the right person to fill the open spot on Truck 81. A possible new recruit to 51 gets tested at a call.

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Warning… Spoilers below!

On Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16, the fire crew discussed a prank for the new recruit, Mason. However, they were summoned to an apartment fire. When they arrived, a young boy was hanging out of the window with flames blazing above him! Cruz jumped into command and demanded a ladder. Before they could set up the boy let go and Cruz caught him! There were two more kids trapped inside.

Cruz helps a young boy on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

Cruz helps a young boy on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

The boy, Javi, only spoke Spanish and Cruz leaned he was an orphan. Fire rescue breached the house but couldn’t find the children initially. Mason eventually found them hiding in a closet. One kid had a burn injury. Javi wouldn’t leave Cruz’s side to go to the hospital yet the fireman convinced him to seek treatment.

Lt. Seager showed up to asset Severide with the source of the fire and they actually found several starting points. They assumed one of the boys started the fire!


The boys were from Honduras staying with a missionary woman. She was trying to help them with temporary housing until they were permanently placed though she was in over her head.

Gallo confronts Chief Hawkins about spending so much time at the 51 on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

Gallo confronts Chief Hawkins about spending so much time at the 51 on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

When Gallo got back to the station he sarcastically confronted Chief Hawkins for having so much facetime at the firehouse.

Meanwhile, Cruz visited Javi in the hospital and brought Seager and Severide to ask about the fire. Javi explained they were curious and one of the boys lit some table ornaments in a bowl and when they ignited they flipped the bowl thinking that would extinguish it yet it cause multiple sources of fire.

Mason met with Chief Boden and got the pat on the back about his fine work, finding the boys. However, Seager got a call that Javi snuck out of his hospital room and can’t be found!

Room In Our Hearts

Cruz spoke with police and he felt Javi would head back home. Shortly after, Javi showed up at the firehouse, he was concerned about his friends, which is why he left. The missionary pastor visited the firehouse and informed him that the boys will be split up. Javi felt safe with Cruz which led him to deep contemplation.

Hawkins showered at the 51 and ran into Violet. He asked her about Gallo. She told him they used to date and were over. Hawkins didn’t get that sense from Gallo…

Herrmann, Mouch, and Ritter plan traditional pranks on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

Herrmann, Mouch, and Ritter plan traditional pranks on Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16

Meanwhile, Mouch and the gang strived to prank Mason. When Kidd found out, she demanded they abort but Mouch was adamant about getting Mason with the CFD tradition. Mason was expecting a prank but none was afoot. Kidd noticed and needed help pranking him herself. She enlisted the help of Seager who was going to be based at the 51 while her office was being renovated. They managed to place sticky notes all over his car.

Violet and Hawkins were called to a spa that experienced a nitrogen gas leak. They immediately evacuated the place and got the patrons to Chicago Med. Thereafter, the couple shared a kiss and were nearly caught.

When Cruz got home, he told his wife, Chloe, about Javi. They just had a newborn baby yet Cruz pleaded with her to take the kid in and she obliged him.


Later on at the bar, the gang learned about the sticky note prank and Mason stated it was weak. Mason and Mouch vowed a prank-off. Gallo also heard from another EMT that Chief Hawkins was making out with another EMT

Meanwhile, Hawkins and Violet were making out and the Chief got an urgent call from his superior to see him in his office first thing in the morning.

Javi and Chloe welcomed Javi to their home. That night, the Cruz’s child woke and cried. Before one parent could attend. Javi sang the baby a lullaby, smoothing and quieting the babe…

What did you think of Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 16? Let’s talk about Chicago Fire in the comments below! Missed any of the episodes? Catch up with our recaps!

Air Date:  March 16, 2022

When Will Chicago Fire Return?

Chicago Fire will return on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, on NBC!

Will There Be A One Chicago Crossover?

We haven’t seen a One Chicago Crossover in the past two years due to the pandemic. At the moment, it’s unlikely we will see a One Chicago crossover in 2022.

Chicago Fire Cast

  • Jesse Spencer as Matthew Casey
  • Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide
  • David Eigenberg as Christopher Herrmann
  • Joe Minoso as Joe Cruz
  • Christian Stolte as Randy “Mouch” McHolland
  • Eamonn Walker as Wallace Boden
  • Kara Killmer as Sylvie Brett
  • Randy Flager as Capp
  • Yuri Saradarov as Brian “Otis” Zvonecek
  • Brett Dalton at Jason Pelham
  • Hanako Greensmith as Violet Mikami

Guest Starring

  • Andy Allo as Lt. Wendy Seager
  • Jimmy Nicholas as Chief Hawkins
  • Anthony Ferraris as Tony
  • Randy Flagler as Harold Capp
  • Katelynn Shennett as Kylie Estevez
  • Tim Hopper as Captain Tom Van Meter

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Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode Guide

Season Episode Title Air Date
10 22 The Magnificent City of Chicago” Chicago Fire Season 10 Finale May 25, 2022
10 21 Last Chance May 18, 2022
10 20 Halfway to the Moon May 11, 2022
10 19 Finish What You Started April 20, 2022
10 18 What's Inside You April 13, 2022
10 17 Keep You Safe April 6, 2022
10 16 Hot and Fast March 16, 2022
10 15 The Missing Piece March 9, 2022
10 14 An Officer with Grit March 2, 2022
10 13 Fire Cop February 23, 2022
10 12 Show of Force January 19, 2022
10 11 Fog of War January 12, 2022
10 10 Back with a Bang January 5, 2022
10 9 Winterfest December 8, 2021
10 8 What Happened at Whiskey Point? November 10, 2021
10 7 Whom Shall I Fear? November 3, 2021
10 6 “Dead Zone” October 27, 2021
10 5 Two Hundred October 20, 2021
10 4 The Right Thing October 13, 2021
10 3 Counting Your Breaths October 6, 2021
10 2 “Head Count” September 29, 2021
10 1 “ Mayday” Chicago Fire Season 10 Premiere September 22, 2021

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