INCIDENT NUMBER: 16555
31 July 2015 at 0433 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 two males who were out fishing on a river when their boat became engulfed with water due to a hole in the bottom. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.