08 February 2014 at 2049 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in West Virginia. 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 after their vehicle had run off into a snow bank. Sheriff’s deputies and a tow truck were utilized in transporting the party to safety; no injuries were reported.