Wichita Fire Department adds search-and-rescue dog to its crew

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Wichita Fire Department is adding a new firefighter to its crew, a four-legged friend named Sailor. The one-year-old dog, Sailor, will serve in search and rescue efforts.

Captain Chad Winton is the dog's handler and says Sailor is trained to detect people who may be trapped when natural disasters like tornadoes strike.

The dog is trained to sniff through rubble and barks when she detects a person.