04 December 2013 at 0014 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Colorado. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and discovered the registered owner activated the device upon witnessing multiple motor vehicle accidents caused by harsh snow and ice conditions. Sheriff’s deputies as well as ambulances were utilized in this emergency, injuries and specific details were not provided.