07 May 2017 at 2221 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in San Diego County, California. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a hiker suffering from hypothermia and had become disoriented. The individual was transported by ground units to the nearest hospital where he was treated.