Firefighters Give Most Touching Goodbye To Their Beloved Station Dog

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Firefighters in the Chilean city of Iquique put their lives on the line every day for the town, but it’s their love gesture to a four-legged member of their crew who [ᴅɪᴇᴅ] this week that has made national headlines.

“We said goodbye in a very emotional ceremony because we were saying goodbye to one of our own.”

For more than a decade, this sweet dog named Negro lived alongside first responders from the Iquique Fire Department. In his role as station dog, he kept watch over things as firefighters were dispatched on calls, and was there to greet them with a wagging tail upon their return.

The dog’s happy presence no doubt helped ease the stress of those around him as they went about their often dangerous work, and made the long stretches of quiet more enjoyable in between.
He would keep watch over the firefighter’s things while they were dispatched on calls and would wait for them with a wagging tail for when they are back.

Unlucky, Negro’s years of service have come to an end.

“Negro was a member of our family. According to’s fire chief Jorge Tapia (Jorge Tapia), he is respected and admired.” 

On Tuesday, it was announced that the loyal dog, after a period of declining health, had [ᴅɪᴇᴅ] at age 14.

“This afternoon, one from our ranks left the earth — our four-legged firefighter,” the fire department wrote online.
“We said our final goodbyes in a very emotional ceremony since we were saying goodbye to one of our own, who was a vital part of our company.”

Negro’s colleagues went on to pay tribute to him with more than only words. The department’s board of directors decided to go one step further, bestowing upon the dog the rank of “honorary firefighter,” and granting him the final respects that come with it.

And, as the dog’s [ᴄᴀsᴋᴇᴛ] was taken out, accompanied by his coworkers, it was clear how important he was to them.

“Thank you very much for all the years you’ve been with us. We’ll remember you forever.”

That evening, Negro’s was laid to rest in a site not far from where he’d served so faithfully.