Fire Breaks Out on Coachella Campgrounds, No Injuries Reported

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Coachella fire

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A shower unit near the center of the Coachella campgrounds caught fire early Saturday morning, destroying one shower trailer and damaging another.

The fire broke out around 2:06 AM, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or festivalgoers and the fire was contained in a little more than 20 minutes.

Several Coachella attendees posted photos and videos of the early morning blaze.

Coachella just turned into a FIRE FEST. The showers just exploded!! pic.twitter.com/mcHzpEegKu

— Tenani French (@Tenani) April 13, 2019

“Coachella just turned into a FIRE FEST. The showers just exploded!!” one person wrote.

showers at Coachella campground caught on fire…

“everybody out of the showers now!” – someone in their towel running out pic.twitter.com/WPPUHjXgxe

— 🍯 (@spxheda) April 13, 2019

The fire could be seen from various parts of the campgrounds. One user posted a photo from far away, with various tents seen in the foreground.

oh my God there’s a huge fire at the campsites pic.twitter.com/jIcVe6JaHT

— molls (@molly_naudi) April 13, 2019

Childish Gambino headlined the first night of Coachella, which also saw a surprise performance by Selena Gomez.

Stars at Coachella
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