26 July 2016 at 0519 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in Placer County, California.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two individuals sustaining unknown injuries while out on a hiking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where they were treated for their injuries.