11 October 2015 at 1938 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 an individual who received unknown injuries due to an accident while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where they received treatment for their condition.