24 May 2016 at 1829 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Ontario, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported three individuals who became immobile due to their malfunctioning vessel. The individuals were towed to a secure location by a SAR towing vessel. No injuries were reported with this incident.