INCIDENT NUMBER: 18247

08 August 2016 at 1901 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Norway.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported seven individuals who were unable to continue on their hike due to being too cold. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.