Echo the rescue dog is star at fire service fun day
ECHO the hero Bolton fire rescue dog was the star attraction at a fire station open day.
The pooch, shot to national recognition after being deployed to save lives in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
Undertaking 45 searches in 10 days despite suffering from heat exhaustion, he helped rescue a two-year-old girl from the wreckage of a kindergarten.
He also helped search efforts when a gas explosion in Irlam in 2010 destroyed four homes and left 11 people injured.
Echo was trained by handler Mike Dewar, from Kearsley, who went along to Bury Fire Station open day to explain about the search and rescue process.
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