INCIDENT NUMBER: 18176

28 July 2016 at 2315 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Fresno County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male suffering from altitude sickness while out on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment.