30 July 2015 at 1439 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 16 year old female who began having severe pains in here abdomen while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where she received treatment for her condition.