19 November 2013 at 0113 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Oregon. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and located an individual who had become separated and lost from his group while trying to locate a bull. Sheriff’s deputies were utilized in transporting the individual to safety.