08 May 2017 at 0240 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Huerfano County, Colorado. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location to locate 2 missing hikers. The individuals were located and escorted back to their group just after midnight with no injuries to report.