INCIDENT NUMBER: 17280

06 February 2016 at 1742 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Essex County, New York.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted a female who became separated from her group while on a hiking trip. The individual was located by a Forest Ranger and was reunited with her group. No injuries reported with this incident.