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Special to the Vindicator | published: February 2, 2011

Lonnie Kolat sits with Diesel, his male laborador retriever, who is recovering at the Kolat home from hypothermia. Diesel and Kolat’s female laborador retriever, Savannah, both 5 years old, fell into an opening in a neighbor’s pond Jan. 25, and Savannah drowned. At the request of the Brookfield Township police and fire chiefs, the director of the Trumbull County 911 dispatch center is conducting an investigation into why dispatchers didn’t ask the Brookfield Fire Department to respond to the pond after a caller alerted dispatchers to the problem.



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