14 August 2015 at 0616 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Franklin County, Maine.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 56 year old male who began having severe abdominal pain while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.