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Chicago Fire Recruits Scandal Alum Brian White as New Captain

Another shakeup is in store for Firehouse 51.

Chicago Fire has tapped Brian White — who recently was set free on Scandal and currently appears on Mistresses — for a recurring role on Season 4, our sister site Deadline reports.

White will play Dallas Patterson, the new captain of the squad.

Chicago Fire — which returns Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 10/9c — cast The Vampire DiariesSteven R. McQueen as a fresh candidate last week.

White’s other TV credits include Hostages, Beauty and the Beast, Men of a Certain Age and The Shield.

Chicago Fire fans, hit the comments with your thoughts about whose spot Patterson might fill.