INCIDENT NUMBER: 18197

31 July 2016 at 1336 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Sequoia National Park, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 55-year-old male suffering from nausea and fatigue while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that transported him to the nearest hospital where he was treated.