MARIOTTSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — A local dog is up for a prestigious award.
K9 Sowell is the accelerant detection dog for Howard County Fire and Rescue.READ MORE: 2 Chainz, D-Nice, Jack Harlow To Perform At Preakness LIVE
He can sniff out a wide variety of ignitable liquids used to start fires.READ MORE: Loyola University Recognized For Having Biggest Trees In Maryland
Sowell is up for 2021 American Hero Dog — the highest honor in the canine world.MORE NEWS: Bladensburg Police Officer Charged For Assault, Sex Offense In Baltimore County