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K9 Scooter – Rockland, New York

Handler – Detective Douglas Lerner Scooter, Rockland sheriff’s arson dog, dies Rockland’s arson dog Scooter has died. The yellow Labrador retriever had been working fires with Detective Douglas Lerner since 2006. Sheriff Louis Falco said Scooter died last week after a brief illness. The law enforcement dog had been treated for an intestinal disorder but began to develop internal bleeding …

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K9 Buck – Whitestown, Indiana

Died – 5/2/16 Handler – Lt. Brandi Cunningham Whitestown fire dog dies after battle with cancer He was a familiar site around Whitestown Fire Dept. Station 72 – a playful Golden Retriever named Buck with a very important job sniffing out accelerants at fires suspected of being intentionally set. But on May 2, Buck, who was just 5-years-old, passed away …

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K9 Molly – Beloit, Wisconsin

Died 2/14/16 Handler – Lt. Keith Lynn Former Beloit K9 dies The Beloit Fire and Police Departments are mourning the death of a former K9 Molly. She died 2/14/16 after suffering a stroke at the age of 16. K9 Molly, a black Labrador retriever, served as an Arson Detection Dog with handler Keith Lynn before retiring in 2013 after 10 …

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K9 Nelson – Cornwall, England

Died – 11/23/15 Handler – Mark Smith Cornwall’s Arson Dog Passes Away Cornwall’s Fire and Rescue Service has announced that Nelson, its Fire Investigation Dog, has passed away after a short illness. Nelson, a seven and a half year old springer spaniel, has been an invaluable member of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service for the past six years. As part …

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K9 Inez – Maryland

Died – 9/18/15 Handler – Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Ewing Fire Marshal’s Office mourning the death of K-9 Inez Over the weekend, State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci announced the death of Inez, the canine, who with partner Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Ewing, was one of the three K-9 accelerant teams operated by the Office of the State Fire …

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K9 Frank – Globe, Arizona

Died 9/10/15 Handler – Fire Marshal Joe Bracamonte It is with great sadness that the Globe Fire Department announce the passing of Arson K-9 Unit “Frank.” Frank passed away on Sept. 10 after a long battle with a terminal illness. Frank was the Globe’s Fire Department’s first-ever arson detection dog. He served on active duty from 2007 to 2011 in …

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