25 January 2017 at 2028 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in San Bernardino County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two females who were unable to continue on their hiking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.