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Sparky kicks-off Fire Prevention Week

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children at the Child Development Center crowd around Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, during his tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children at the Child Development Center crowd around Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, during his tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children at the Child Development Center receive plastic fire helmets and meet Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, during a tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children at the Child Development Center receive plastic fire helmets and meet Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, during a tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Some children at the Child Development Center jump in excitement when they meet Smokey the Bear during the mascots tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Smokey the Bear and Sparky visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week with events scheduled between October 7 and 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Some children at the Child Development Center jump in excitement when they meet Smokey the Bear during the mascots tour here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Smokey the Bear and Sparky visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week with events scheduled between October 7 and 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, waves goodbye to the three and four year-olds at the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week going on between October 7-13.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, waves goodbye to the three and four year-olds at the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week going on between October 7-13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Smokey the Bear and Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Departments mascot, visit the children at the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The mascots visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week. FPW has events scheduled daily until Friday, October 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Smokey the Bear and Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Departments mascot, visit the children at the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The mascots visited the CDC to kick-off Fire Prevention Week. FPW has events scheduled daily until Friday, October 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, greets children during a tour of the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sparky, Vandenberg Fire Department mascot, greets children during a tour of the Child Development Center here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Sparky and Smokey the Bear visited the children to kick-off Fire Prevention Week on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)