A fire broke out at the Coachella campgrounds in Indio, California on the first night its 2019 edition at an on-site shower station near the center the festival. While the cause the blaze is still under investigation, but various speculations suggest that a propane tank attached to the shower unit malfunctioned and exploded.
Officials report say that no first responders or festival attendees were injured.
The explosion occurred at 2:00 am - an hour after Childish Gambino ended his headlining set. Following the report, the Riverside County Fire Department sent four engines to respond to the blaze which occurred near the center the venue. The shower trailer was completely decimated by the blaze but was fully contained by 2:28 am.
couple explosion sounds heard by us campers - luckily fire seems to be out pic.twitter.com/r2LmUyj3— 🍯 (@spxheda) April 13, 2019
Weekend 1 the festival continues onward with forthcoming performances from Aphex Twin, Four Tet, Charlotte De Witte, Kaytranada, Cirez D and more.
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