29 April 2015 at 0344 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in British Columbia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who was having severe abdominal pains, nausea and vomiting, while on a work assignment. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his medical condition.