INCIDENT NUMBER: 16897
18 October 2015 at 1410 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Tuolumne County, California. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 57 year old male who became stranded and unable to continue his hike due to inclement weather conditions. The individual was escorted by rangers out of the mountains to a secure location. No injuries reported with this incident.