Mississippi sheriff’s K9 dies in fire
Published 9:28 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Deputies with a Mississippi sheriff’s office are mourning the loss of a K9 officer who died in a house fire.
Blade, a Belgian Malinois, worked for the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office. He just turned 8 years old last month.
Blade was trained in narcotics detection.
A residential fire started on Saturday at the home of Blade’s deputy handler.
Fire crews were unable to rescue the dog from the blaze.