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South Metro Fire Rescue swears in comfort dogs to help first responders with PTSD

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. – South Metro Fire Rescue is trying something it says is “fairly revolutionary” among fire departments.

Monday night, SMFR officially swore in two dogs to the department. Champ and Molson even have their own badges.

“It really, truly solidified them as an employee and gives them the ability to be a part of the department the same that way I am or anybody else,” Molson’s handler, paramedic supervisor JP Piche told FOX31.

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