05 May 2017 at 0110 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Riverside County, California. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 43-year-old male suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where his injury was treated.