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Arson Dog

Detailing training, programs, capabilities, years of service, and even some famous arson dogs
As crews battled consecutive blazes, one member noticed a man hiding in a car; firefighters surrounded the vehicle until police arrived
Sheldon, a golden retriever/lab mix, and his handler Saginaw Battalion Chief John Tadlock train 2-5 times daily and recently completed their recertification
The now five trained K-9s cover the entire state of Florida, traveling to where they’re needed
The firefighter pulled the woman from the “suspicious” 2018 fire she is now accused of starting
Bosco, a black Lab, has served at the Portage Fire Department for almost 10 years
Sonny is the first arson dog in six years to serve with the Phoenix Fire Department
Willie, a yellow Labrador, went missing Monday night and the department is asking for the public’s help in finding him
Timmy, 11, was a founding member of Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company’s K-9 unit and served since 2009
Fire officials said the search does not necessarily mean there is a criminal element to their investigation
Finnegan and Baxter completed the accelerant detection K9 program, and Paz is set to retire
The eight-year-old black Labrador Retriever is trained to detect more than 250 chemicals when investigating fires
Officials said the dogs are extremely effective at detecting the accelerants
This job has been quite the experience in the short month I have been working
State Farm offers a K-9 through a grant program that allows fire departments to prevent and detect fire sources