INCIDENT NUMBER: 18345

24 August 2016 at 0753 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Idaho County, Idaho.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual sustaining a spinal injury caused by a fall while backpacking. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where they received treatment.