INCIDENT NUMBER: 12618

08 February 2014 at 1856 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Yukon Territory, Canada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who had become stranded during a dog sled race after the dogs became exhausted. The individual was transported to safety and no injuries were reported.