INCIDENT NUMBER: 16594
06 August 2015 at 1839 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Olympic National Park, Washington. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who sustained a broken leg while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.