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Heather Darden
Heather Darden
Full Name
Heather Darden
Marital Status
Andy Darden (Husband; Deceased)
Ben Darden (Son)
Griffin Darden (Son)
First seen
Last seen
Appeared in
5 episodes (see below)
Portrayed by
Chaon Cross

Heather Darden was the wife of the late Andrew Darden. She and Andy have two kids, both boys, Ben and Griffin. Heather blames Kelly Severide for her husband's death because she thinks that he is the reason why Andy became a firefighter.


Heather was married to Andy Darden until he was killed in action in the pilot episode. After this she remains close to Matthew Casey, however she believes that it was Kelly Severides fault that Andy was killed.


Andy Darden, her husband was killed in the Line of Duty, during the episode "Pilot". Heather begins to get close with Matthew Casey, kissing him in his car during one episode. Herself and Casey agree that it was not right for them to start a relationship due to Casey and Andy's relationship. Heather begins to act civil with Severide after she realises her husbands death was not his fault.

Drunk Driving IncidentEdit

In reference to the episode: "A Problem House".

The anniversary of Andy's death, Heather and some of her friends went out drinking. Meanwhile, Fire House 51 is called to a motor vehicle accident, involving one car. Upon arrival, Casey recognises the car and the injured passenger. It appears that Heather was driving under the influence of alcohol, which lead to the collision.

Heather's friend is killed in the accident and Heather pleads guilty to "DUI Manslaughter" and is sentenced to fifteen months in prison. In this time, Casey is tasked with looking after her children; Ben and Griffin.


Season 1 Appearances
"Pilot" "Mon Amour" "Professional Courtesy" "One Minute" "Hanging On"
"Rear View Mirror" "Two Families" "Leaving the Station" "It Ain't Easy" "Merry Christmas, Etc."
"God Has Spoken" "Under the Knife" "Warm and Dead" "A Little Taste" "Nazdarovya!"
"Viral" "Better to Lie" "Fireworks" "A Coffin That Small" "Ambition"
"Retaliation Hit" "Leaders Lead" "Let Her Go" "A Hell of a Ride"
Season 2 Appearances
"A Problem House" "Prove It" "Defcon 1" "A Nuisance Call" "A Power Move"
"Joyriding" "No Regrets" "Rhymes With Shout" "You Will Hurt Him" "Not Like This"
"Shoved In My Face" "Out With A Banng" "Tonight's The Night" "Virgin Skin" "Keep Your Mouth Shut"
"A Rocket Blasting Off" "When Things Got Rough" "Until Your Feet Leave the Ground" "A Heavy Weight" "A Dark Day"
"One More Shot" "Real Never Waits"

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