In this installment of The Fire Inside Podcast, Jon Sanders interviews Symposium Speaker Chris Fields
Chris Fields is a former member of the Oklahoma City Fire Department. Chris joined the fire department July 12, 1985 promoting through the ranks and retiring as a Major March 1, 2017. Chris was captured in a photo that became an iconic symbol of the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995 when he was cradling the body of 1year old Baylee Almon.
Chris now travels to speak to other 1st responders, he discusses the brutal realities of a life spent responding to citizens in their darkest hours. Chris tells the story of his life, his 31yrs of public service, and how that day in 1995 all combined to take a toll on his life and his family, he suffered in silence for many years. Now he shares how he took control and his journey out of the suffering in hopes of helping others avoid the failure, the pitfalls, and to reach out.