What Happened to Dawson on Chicago Fire Last Season? (S 6)

Chicago Fire Cover with Cast
Chicago Fire Cover with Cast

In the Chicago Fire Season 6, a mainstay in the first six seasons of the show appeared in more than 130 episodes, Gabby Dawson’s character came to an end. Monica Raymund decided to leave the show to look for other opportunities.

Cast of Chicago Fire Season 6

Chicago Fire Cast
  • Jesse Spencer as Lieutenant/Captain Matthew Casey.
  • Taylor Kinney as Lieutenant Kelly Severide.
  • Monica Raymund as Paramedic Gabriela Dawson.
  • Kara Killmer as Paramedic Sylvie Brett.
  • David Eigenberg as Firefighter Christopher Herrmann.
  • Yuri Sardarov as Firefighter Brian “Otis” Zvonecek.
  • Joe Minoso as Firefighter Joe Cruz.

Why did Monica Raymund leave Chicago Fire?

Chicago Fire Monica Raymund

The fandom was completely devastated by Raymund’s departure from the show, and many people continue to wonder why she left. Now that Raymund’s initial contract with the show had ended, what specifically was the motivating factor that caused her to decide to leave the series?

The choice to leave the show, as Raymund explained in an interview with the Chicago Tribune, was not one she made lightly; rather, it was motivated by her desire to take on new roles, leave Chicago, and establish roots in Los Angeles.

How Dawson was Written-off in Chicago Fire Season 6?

In Chicago Fire’s sixth season, Gabriela Dawson (Monica Raymund) decides to work in Puerto Rico to help with disaster assistance. She Chicago Fire and her husband, Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer), are behind. 

Dawson's Character in Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire Gabby Dawson

Former candidate for Truck 81 and paramedic on Ambulance 61, Gabriela Dawson. Matthew Casey’s wife was named Gabriela. She was one of Chicago Fire’s primary protagonists.

She has been sent to Puerto Rico to assist in providing the sick and injured with medical care. Gabriela Dawson is the younger sister of Chicago PD Intelligence Unit detective Antonio Dawson (Jon Seda) and the daughter of Ramon (Daniel Zacapa) and Camila Dawson (Fulvia Vergel). She frequently gets into issues with her hierarchy because of her propensity to lose her temper rapidly.

Throughout her six seasons on Chicago Fire, Gabriela “Gabby” Dawson made a lasting impression. She captured the attention of both coworkers and viewers, and her departure from the show was one of its saddest and most unexpected moments to date.

Dawson's Appearances in Chicago Fire

Season 1

Chicago Fire Gab and Shay

Ambulance 61’s paramedic in charge (PIC), Dawson. She develops a good friendship with Leslie Shay, another paramedic. Together with Christopher Herrmann (David Eigenberg), Otis (Yuriy Sardarov), and Leslie Shay (Lauren German), she is a co-owner of a pub named “Molly’s.”

Herrmann thought of purchasing the company and began looking for co-owners after saving the previous owner from a fire in the tavern. Dawson and Otis agreed to work with us on this project. They soon learned that Arthur, a passive associate, was in the location.

He first requested 25% of the benefits, but Herrmann was able to reduce his demand to 1%. Under the watchful eye of the undercover detective Jay Halstead, Arthur is later discovered to be a gangster. Dawson began a love relationship with Arthur before he decided to join the Intelligence Unit

Season 2

Dawson was admitted to the Chicago Fire Academy. Still, after spraining her ankle, she first failed the physical agility test by a significant amount of time. With Casey, Dawson starts a romance. Mills receives an update from her and clumsily offers his encouragement.

Meeting Severide’s half-sister, Katie Nolan, surprises both her and Mills. Dawson then shows up at Katie’s surprise party. She met Rebecca Jones in the academy. Dawson dislikes Jones after discovering her cheating on a written test.

After completing the academy, Jones was assigned to be a fireman candidate for Truck 81. After Dawson learned that Jones’ father, a chief officer, was opposed to her career choice and wanted her transferred to an administrative position, the two began to get along. Jones sent Dawson a letter before taking her own life, and Dawson was incredibly touched.

After making a call, Casey can re-admit Dawson to the academy so that she can redo her physical agility exam. She eventually completed the academy, and as a fireman candidate, she was put in charge of Truck 81.  After completing her candidacy on day 81, she started working as a fireman.

Season 3

She is distraught by Shay’s passing and finds it difficult to connect with Sylvie Brett, who is supposed to be her replacement, but they soon become friends. Later, when Casey does not warn Severide to leave after he impulsively got married, she becomes irritated. She perks ups when Casey reveals Cruz’s secret to her, though.

Despite being under oath to keep it a secret, Dawson tells Hermann, and everyone in the house is aware of the information. After the shift, she and the others enroll in Cruz’s class to see it for themselves. They find it amusing that Cruz was taken aback when she saw them. Before the lesson begins and the squad has fun, she and the others encourage Cruz when he almost cancels.

Season 4

Chicago Fire Gab, Louie and Cassey

As a result of Dawson saving a youngster named Louie from a home fire and wanting to foster him, friction develops between her and Casey.

Season 5

Dawson and Casey are contently taking pleasure in family life. Casey and Dawson get married in court in the episode “One Hundred.” They claim that their decision was made on the spot when the judge inquired whether they had any witnesses.

The entire crew enters when Brett pokes her head in and wonders. She decided to return to the ambulance after adopting her foster kid Louie in Season 5. Casey and Dawson collaborate to provide Louie with a beautiful life. 

Later, outside the Firehouse, Casey notices a man waiting in front of their home. Finally, the man admits he is Louie’s father when he reappears outside their house. Andre, Louie’s father, first wants Louie to assert his parental rights because he is unaware of Louie’s existence. However, Andre learns he will be deployed once more before he is scheduled to see Louie for the first time.

Andre claims he will relinquish custody of Louie for him to live peacefully with Dawson and Casey. Since Louie might never meet his father if he is deployed, Dawson wants Louie to have the opportunity to do so. Andre is given permission to be stationed close by to raise Louie after meeting him. 

When Dawson and Casey meet their attorney, she is prepared to defend Louie’s “tooth and claw.” However, Andre comes prepared to the hearing with a large contingent of his family, which convinces Dawson and Casey to abandon their claim. Louie goes with Andre.

Season 6

Chicago Fire Louie was claimed by biological father

When Dawson learned that her husband had been nominated for a promotion, she joyfully gave him the title of Captain. Gabby must deal with hardship when her father is stabbed at the railway station. Her father was shortly saved, and she and her brother watched as he awoke in the hospital.

She and Casey house her father while he heals. Even though he keeps them from getting too amorous, they partially savor his company. They eventually decide to ask him to go because of his presence. Still, Ramon surprises him by telling him he’s leaving before they could inform him, and they’re happy when he says he will make a fresh start.

She and Casey witness the removal of their foster child after the boy’s biological father shows up and asks to be permitted access to his kid. Dawson takes back Ambulance 61 to go through this. When Dawson departs for Puerto Rico, they are divorced.

Chicago Fire Quick Facts

  • An American drama television series
  • produced by Michael Brandt and Derek Has with executive producer Dick Wolf
  • premiered on October 10, 2012, on NBC
  • 10 Seasons with 217 episodes
  • shot in an actual fire station
  • It is the opening chapter of Dick Wolf Entertainment’s Chicago series.

Chicago Fire Plot

In the fictional Firehouse 51, home to the fictional Engine Company 51, Rescue Squad Company 3, Truck Company 81, Battalion 25, and Ambulance 61, the show examines the professional and personal lives of the Chicago Fire Department’s firemen, rescue workers, and paramedics. After experienced firefighter Andrew Darden dies, there is a rift and division in the ranks as Lieutenant Matthew Casey, the officer in charge of Truck Company 81, and Lieutenant Kelly Severide, the officer in charge of Rescue Squad Company 3, place the blame for Andrew Darden’s death on the other. Wallace Boden, a courageous and tenacious Deputy District Chief, serves as their leader.

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