Watch video: Fire investigation dogs

Find out what fire investigation dogs do and how they're trained.

Nikki Harvey has worked for the fire service for nearly twenty years and currently works for the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service as a Fire Investigation Dog Handler. She works with two dogs, old-hand CC and new boy 18-month old Reqs.

In this video (filmed in 2013), she tells us what working conditions are like for a Fire Investigation Dog, how they are trained and what they are trained to do.

0:00 Introduction
0:19 What do Fire Investigation dogs do
2:31 Training Fire Investigation dogs
3:25 Fire investigation ‘uniforms’
4:01 When do Fire Investigation dogs retire and where do they go after?

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