04 May 2017 at 2024 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Elko County, Nevada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and helped a couple who were collecting minerals get their vehicle out of a creek. SAR was able to get the vehicle back on the road and the couple continued on their way. No injuries to report with this incident.