09 March 2016 at 0012 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Mineral County, Colorado.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 38 year old male and his dog due to getting caught in severely bad weather. The individual and his dog were transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.