Follow the nose: Salt Lake fire department swears in new accelerant detection K-9
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — The newest member of the Salt Lake City Fire Department has a nose up on arsonists and is planning on using those skills to sniff out the causes of fires.
The new investigator is accelerant detection K-9 Daz. Daz, a Labrador retriever, and his handler, Arson Investigator Russ Whitney recently completed the five-week canine-accelerant detection school sponsored by State Farm Insurance and certified by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
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