INCIDENT NUMBER: 16920
23 October 2015 at 0903 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of the State of São Paulo, Brazil. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported four individuals who became stranded due to their boat catching on fire and sinking. The individuals were transported to a secure location by rescue vessel. No injuries reported with this incident.