Blaze the Dalmatian mascot of the CSFA Steamer Team died Jan. 14. Blaze, who sported fire engine red nail polish was a fixture at CSFA Steamer Team appearances throughout the state - always welcoming young and old to the restored steamer's seat to patiently pose for pictures and enjoy a simple pat on the head as a reward. Whether it was a visit to a children's hospital, a fire department prevention event, Firehouse World or the Tournament of Roses Parade -- Blaze was part of the Team for 16 years. At the 2005 CSFA Conference in Woodland Hills, Blaze was made an honorary member of CSFA. She will be missed.
Condolences may be sent to Dave and Barbara Hubert at firstname.lastname@example.org.