Search Dog Call Outs

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Losehill, Hope Valley

Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason,  called to assist several mountain rescue teams and police officers with a search for a missing vulnerable male in the Mam-Tor area.

Search dogs were stood down whilst on route when the male was located by police officers

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Middleton near Wirksworth

Search Dog Megan with handler, Dave Mason, called to assist Derby M.R.T. in the search for a missing elderly female. Whilst at the rendezvous point and drawing up search plans, news came through that the lady had been found, safe and well, by members of the public.

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Macclesfield Forest

Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason, called to assist search teams to find a 49 year old male from Macclesfield.

A search of the forest and local area failed to locate the male  Teams were closing down for the night and preparing to return the following day when news came in that the man had been located by the police safe and well.

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Brimington, Chesterfield.

Edale and Derby Mountain Rescue Teams were called by Derbyshire police to assist with an ongoing search for a missing vulnerable female in the Brimington area of Chesterfield.  A number of  S.A.R.D.A. dogs were also called and Buxton Search Dog Megan and handler Dave Mason were soon on their way to help.

Despite it being in a town, several high priority rural areas were identified to be searched, and sections were deployed.  As initial search patterns were being completed the police received further information pinpointing the ladies location.  Team members including a team doctor were sent to assess the lady who had been out in …

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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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