Arson investigator’s partner sniffs out crime

  • Bobby Joe Brown and Sasha
    Bobby Joe Brown and Sasha
  • The nose knows — When it comes to detecting the presence of a chemical accelerant at a fire scene, a well-trained investigator is good, but a well-trained dog is better. Sasha, working partner for Special Agent Bobby Joe Brown of the State Fire Marshal’s office, is capable of detecting more than 60 different chemical accelerants at a fire scene.
    The nose knows — When it comes to detecting the presence of a chemical accelerant at a fire scene, a well-trained investigator is good, but a well-trained dog is better. Sasha, working partner for Special Agent Bobby Joe Brown of the State Fire Marshal’s office, is capable of detecting more than 60 different chemical accelerants at a fire scene.
  • Sasha
    Sasha
    Ask almost any little boy age five or older what he’d like to be when he grows up, among the first answers received is likely to be “a firefighter, or policeman,”     For Beardstown’s Bobby Joe Brown, it seems likely that “firefighter” was probably his response.     And though firefighter isn’t exactly his title now, he  fights fires in a different way — by working to find those people who…

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