Kent County Sheriff's Department introduces its newest member of the Arson Investigation Team on Tuesday. K-9 Ritzey will join Deputy Dale DeKorte (the two are pictured together) as a certified Arson Dog trained to sniff out accelerants used to start fires.

Ritzey is one of more than 300 arson dog teams in the United States and Canada sponsored by State Farm and trained by Maine Specialty Dogs. These arson investigation teams assist local and state law enforcement officers investigate fires.