Cannock Chase

  • Call out for year: 04
  • Date: 21/01/09
  • Time: 11:30 pm
  • Grid ref: SK00 17
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Police) Search vulnerable person(1)
  • Team members involved: 1
  • Time taken: 3
  • Total man hours: 3

Incident report

A late night call-out for Search Dog Megan, with handler Dave Mason, for whom this was also their first call-out as a fully qualigraded20megan1fied search duo.  The call came from 36 miles away at Cannock Chase to assist DerbyMRT and Staffordshire (Lowland) Search and Rescue Team look for a male who was missing locally and had threatened to harm himself.  Two other SARDA dogs were also deployed.

The man was located by a foot section of Derby MRT and was treated by first aiders before being passed to the care of the county ambulance service.

Photo: Dave with Search Dog Megan.

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