INCIDENT NUMBER: 18262
10 August 2016 at 1530 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Sweden. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported four individuals who became wet and cold while out canoeing. The individuals were transported by rescue vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.