04 July 2015 at 0020 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Yavapai County, Arizona.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a group of three people who had gotten stuck due to bad weather while on a hiking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location.