14 November 2013 at 0201 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Mexico. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel attempted to locate the party but two nationals made it to the location first to find two individuals who had become stranded after their dirt bikes had run out of gas. The party was transported to safety after being given water, food and gas for their dirt bikes.