Search Dog Call Outs

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Youlegreave

Search Dog Megan and handler, Dave Mason, called together with three other Peak District search dogs to assist in the search for a missing man in Youlgreave.

See team call-out 15.

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Maltby, nr Rotherham

Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason, called by South Yorkshire Police at 16.30hrs  to search for a missing vulnerable male in the Maltby area near Rotherham.

Searches were conducted of the local area and no trace of the missing person was found. The search was stood down at midnight when all viable search areas had been completed.

The male was found by police on the following morning safe and well, outside of the initial search areas.

Photo credit:  BMRT  –  It was a long day for Megan.

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Baslow

Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason, called to assist Edale in the search for a missing 19 year old vulnerable person in the Baslow area.

The imminent onset of darkness and light snow increased the urgency of the search.  Fortunately, the missing person was soon located by another agency some distance away from the initial search area.

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Ringinglow

Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason, called to assist Edale MRT in the search for a missing vulnerable 70 year old person around Ringinglow near Sheffield.

Fortunately, before the search really got underway, the man was located by a member of the public and treated by the ambulance service.

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Kinder Scout

Search Dog Megan with handler, team member, Dave Mason, called to assist in a three team search of Kinder Scout for a vulnerable man.  See team call-out 80.

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Damflask Reservoir, Sheffield.

Search Dog Megan with handler, Dave Mason, called to assist Woodhead and Edale rescue teams with the search for a vulnerable missing person in the Damflask Reservoir area to the north west of Sheffield.  Seven other SARDA dogs also responded from a national training course being held in the Peak District.  During the course of the search an MRT foot section sadly located a deceased male inside the search area.

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Woodhead Pass

Search Dog Megan and handler, Dave Mason, called to assist  Glossop and Woodhead MRT’s with the search for the driver of a car that had crashed earlier that day on the A628 Woodhead Pass.

Initial police enquiries had failed to locate the driver and concerns were raised for his safety due to the location and prevailing weather conditions. The driver was located by an MRT search section. He was treated for hypothermia and taken to hospital.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital Grounds

Buxton Search Dog Megan with handler, Dave Mason, called to assist Derby Mountain Rescue Team.  The rescue team was involved in an ongoing search for a vulnerable 60 year old male who had been missing for over 24 hours.  The search area included woodland and brush in the vicinity of the hospital.

No trace was found of the man and Derbyshire Police enquiries are ongoing.

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Cales Dale, Youlgreave

Team Search Dog Megan with handler, Dave Mason, were called to support the rescue team in a the search for an elderly woman and her son lost around Youlgreave.  A search dog handler from Edale MRT also assisted.

See team call: 64

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Kinder Scout.

Search Dog, Megan, with S.A.R.D.A. handler Dave Mason called to support Buxton MRT in a search for an 18 year old student on Kinder Scout.  See team call-out 60.

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