INCIDENT NUMBER: 17907

15 June 2016 at 2342 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Somerset County, Maine.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 33 year old male suffering a hand injury while out canoeing. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.