Fire or light is a symbol of the holy Eucharist because, it represents God's purifying presence. Another reason it is used is because represents the light of Christ. As Christians are commissioned to keep this light shining through their whole life.
I extinguished the fire in my hands and sat there holding the smoke. I wanted to breath it in, it was the closest thing to a cigarette that I had, and as I worried about Phoenix I really needed something to get my mind off things.
Another One Bites The Dust: Alma College Burns Down