04/03/11 132 W, 1 I - + 6 - 3 Durham Highway Mascot Angus Gets (More) Famous

The fourteen year-old Dalmatian-- and one of our area's rare fire dogs-- is featured in this North Raleigh News article and in particular about his recent health problems The venerable fire station fixture has arthritis in his hips, and is recovering from a recent tumor in his left leg. Angus has a long history with the Durham Highway Fire Department, from his first fire call as a puppy to the Angus Barn in 1997. And you thought he was named after the veteran AC/DC guitarist... Among his duties is serving as the station's public safety mascot when firefighters visit local schools. Says Capt. Mike Dillard, he can even demonstrate how to stop, drop, and roll. Read about Angus.

Carlene Stein/News & Observer photo

Hang in there Angus!
harkey (Email) - 04/04/11 - 22:13

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