Independent fire dog detection service K9Response has taken delivery of a specially adapted Skoda Yeti, which will be used by dog handler Duncan Carmichael to transport highly trained fire investigation dog Billy.
As well as assisting fire investigators and police in identifying arson and ensuring that evidence is properly recovered to assist in prosecution, the duo attend schools, open days and other public events to promote fire safety.
Outfit specialist Engineering Vehicle Options (EVO) has fitted the Skoda Yeti 1.6 TDi 105PS GreenLine with innovative features such asa kennel drainage system, 41-inch premier hazard lightbar, air conditioning, public warning equipment and a range of kit storage solutions.
Carmicheal said: “The role Billy plays is of vital importance, and this Skoda Yeti will ensure that he travels in safety and comfort.”
Picture caption: Dog handler Duncan Carmichael, with Billy the fire dog, exhibits specially adapted Skoda Yeti at Paisley Festival of Fire.