Search Dog Call Outs

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Mam Tor Ridge

A Buxton Search Dog unit was asked to join the team in searching for a child who had become separated from the family group.

The dog team was stood down en-route when the missing child was safely located.

See Team Call Out on same date for further details.

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Kinder Scout

Buxton’s Search and Rescue Dog “Megan” with handler, Dave Mason, joined the hunt in the early hours on Easter Monday looking for the missing family on Kinder Scout.    See Team Call-out No. 23/2014.

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Longdendale Trail

Search Dog, Megan, and her handler were called to asssit Edale, Woodhead and Glossop MRTS with a search for a mountain biker who had reported himself lost and cold above the Upper Derwent reservoirs.

An intensive search in poor weather of known mountain bike routes in addition to open moorland was conducted.

The biker was located cold, but otherwise unharmed, by a member of the public and members of Woodhead MRT.

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Hartshorn, Kinder Scout

A long night search in freezing conditions was rewarded when a 38 year old lady from Doncaster was located by the rescue teams and brought to safety by an RAF Seaking helicopter.

A Buxton Team dog unit was used to clear land surrounding Edale station and car park.

see post for team call-out for details.

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Edale Rocks, Kinder

Search dog, Megan, and her handler called to assist the 3 Peak District teams involved in searching for walkers lost in mist.

On arrival at site, a foot section had already located the lost party so the dog unit was not deployed. More details for team call-out on same date.

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Roaches

Search Dog, Megan, and her handler, along with other team members, responded to a call-out triggered by distress flares at the Roaches.

Full details are as recorded under team post for the same incident.

 

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Ashover, nr. Matlock

A Buxton Seach Dog unit was called to assist Derby Mountain Rescue Team to search for a missing man.

The 37 year old man, from Stoke On Trent, had last been seen in the morning of the previous day and the police had cause to be concerned for his safety. It was believed that the missing man was possibly in the area of Ashover, near Matlock. A coordinated search of the dense woodland in the surrounding area was undertaken.

Thirty eight Mountain Rescue volunteers, supported by seven specialist search dog units started searching on Friday afternoon which continued into the night in …

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Bleaklow

Search Dog, Megan, and her handler, along with 5 other dog teams, called to assist Glossop and Kinder MRTs in a search for a missing person.

The person, a vulnerable man, was found around 8pm by one of the search dogs. He was suffering from hypothermia and evacuated back to Snake Summit.

A waiting land ambulance transported him onwards for further treament.

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Goyt Valley

Search Dog Megan with handler Dave Mason called in support of a major search for a vulnerable person.  See team call No 49.

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