17 April 2015 at 0134 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Fannin County, Georgia (USA).  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering from hypothermia while on a hiking trip.  The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where they received treatment for their condition.