WHAT: Retirement of Chance, the Fire Department’s arson dog

WHO: Chance and his handler, Lt. George Werez

Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel

Fire Marshal Carl Randolph

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fire Headquarters, 240 Spring Garden St.

The Philadelphia Fire Department will honor Chance, our accelerant-detecting canine, for more than six years of dedication and service. Chance was a vital member of the Arson and Explosives Task Force, which includes members of the Fire Marshal’s Office, Philadelphia Police Department and ATF. Read more about Chance on our blog.