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No injuries reported after small fire breaks out at Coachella

No injuries reported after small fire breaks out at Coachella

A fire ripped through a mobile shower unit at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival early Saturday.

One of the campers wearing only a towel and explosions were heard as the fire spread some people on Twitter have said. Firefighters on the scene were able to put out the fire. Following reports, the Riverside County Fire Department arrived to the scene around 2 a.m. and contained the fire by 2:28 a.m. It occurred in a storage area of Lot 8 in the 81000 block of Avenue 51, the agency said.

According to effect of Sound, the fire was a result of one of the mobile showers experiencing "mechanical failure of a heating unit". They found a shower unit engulfed in flames; one trailer was damaged and another was destroyed.

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The festival continues on Saturday with top-billed sets from Tame Impala, Billie Eilish and many others.

The Coachella music festival, which started on Friday, was expected to spark some fire, but not literally.


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