24 September 2016 at 2244 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an 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 a 51-year-old sustaining a knee injury while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that transported him to a nearby hospital where his injury was treated.