28 June 2015 at 1648 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Fresno County, California.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an ill individual who was unable to continue his hike. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his condition.