Aaron Fields

Firefighter

Aaron Fields is a firefighter for the City of Seattle and the OG of the Nozzle Forward.  Between his dad, brother, and himself, there is nearly always a Fields member on watch somewhere in the 5th battalion.  Aaron rides backwards on Engine Company 28, and is usually found with a nozzle in his hands.  His aspiration has always been to ride on the back of Engine 28, allowing him to work in the neighborhood he grew up in, (98118 shout-out!)  He is known for his dislike of “the MAN”, tendency to question authority, and zealous belief that good basics win.  Aaron developed the skills shared in the Nozzle Forward in an unrelenting pursuit of all things engine.  The skills are adapted from many sources, but reconstructed to be based around simple principles that maximize mechanical advantage.  At the request of folks who wanted to see how he was going about hand-line use the Nozzle Forward was born as a program and has been keeping “pimp-hands loose” since 2008.  When all else fails, give ‘em a West Coast Salute……

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