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Vista Fire Department gets new four-legged recruit

Clifford is the first of his kind in San Diego County.

VISTA, Calif. — The City of Vista is welcoming a new recruit for their fire department. His name is Clifford and he is a facility dog at the Vista Fire Department. 

He is sort of like a therapy dog providing much-needed stress-relief to hard-working firefighters. Two-year-old Clifford is also making history as he is the first of his kind in San Diego County.

News 8 photojournalist Tim Blodgett shows us how Clifford will be lending a helping paw.