Lt. Eli Thomas and K9-Vader
K9- Vader

K9- Vader

Pictured with Lt. Eli Thomas

Specialty: Live Body Search and Rescue

  • Eli Thomas has been with the SFFD for ten years and is assigned to Truck 12
  • Vader was a stray from Rescue Ranch, Yreka. Vader was scheduled for euthanasia when the Search Dog Foundation discovered him. He was rescued from that shelter and trained by the Search Dog Foundation.

K9 Vader passed away on February 6, 2022. He will be missed dearly.