NAME: Blaine Strong
PASSED AWAY: 07/20/2020
SERVICE: Private family service
LAST ASSIGNMENT: Blaine Strong was appointed to the Indianapolis Fire Department on 08/31/1966. He first served with Indiana National Guard before becoming a firefighter. Blaine spent his first day assigned to Engine 05 as a substitute firefighter. On 05/15/1968, he became regularly assigned to Engine 30. Blaine stayed there until 04/04/1974, when he moved over to Truck 30. On 09/09/1977, he transferred to Engine 19 A shift, until moving to Truck 31 A shift on 07/27/1980. Blaine then left for Engine 09 A shift on 05/17/1981, before moving back to Engine 30 B shift on 09/20/1983. He then made his final transfer back over to Engine 19 B shift on 10/19/1986. Blaine retired as a Corporal on Engine 19 B shift on 08/06/1987.