20 January 2017 at 2255 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 two individuals who became stranded due to their malfunctioning snowmobile. The individuals were transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.