20 April 2017 at 1923 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in San Diego County, California. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a broken leg while out on his dirt bike. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that transported him to a nearby hospital where he was treated.