28 February 2014 at 2134 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Alberta, Canada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual who had become stranded after his snowmobile broke down. RCMP Constables were utilized in transporting the party to safety.