INCIDENT NUMBER: 16140
10 May 2015 at 1732 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Searcy County, Arkansas. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted a group of 13 canoers who became stranded when the river rose to a very high level. The individuals were taken to safety by SAR Ground crews. No injuries reported with this incident.