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Sniffing out the truth: K9 arson investigator makes leaps, bounds throughout Collin County

by | Feb 16, 2017 | Life & Style

Collin County Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Jones feeds his accelerant detection dog, Sadie, while she trains sniffing and alerting to the smell of gasoline.

There are a couple new faces at the Collin County Fire Marshal’s Office and one of those is a species that happens to have fur, four paws and a nose worth noting.

Recently joining the team is Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Jones and his K9 partner Sadie, an accelerant detection dog used for fire investigation.

Though relatively new to the fire marshal’s office, Jones is no stranger to firefighting. The firefighter previously worked in Paris as a driver/engineer with its fire department and began assisting with fire investigations.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Feb. 16 edition of The Farmersville Times or click here for the e-Edition.

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