Fire Breaks Out on Campgrounds at Coachella 2019

In the early hours of the second day of Coachella, a fire broke out at the festival’s campgrounds. According the Riverside County Fire Department, a fire in a mobile shower unit was reported around 2:00 a.m. Central on April 13; the fire was contained shortly afterward and no injuries were reported. Several attendees tweeted about hearing an “explosion” along with the fire. No cause has been revealed. See footage of the outbreak below. Pitchfork has reached out to the festival’s representatives for more information.

Friday marked the kick-off to the first weekend of Coachella. Among the performers were Childish Gambino, Kacey Musgraves, the 1975, and more. Last night, Donald Glover premiered Guava Island, a new movie starring himself and Rihanna.

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