19 January 2014 at 2033 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New Hampshire. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a party of hikers to safety after getting trapped in a blizzard. New Hampshire State Police Troopers were utilized in transporting the party to safety; no injuries were reported.