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Bumbershoot 2019

Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival Barricade Collapse Injures Dozens

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SEATTLE (CelebrityAccess) – More than two dozen people were reportedly injured when a stage barricade collapsed during a performance at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival over the weekend. Electronic music artist Jai Wolf was performing at the time.

Seattle Fire Department spokesman David Cuerpo told news outlets that around 25 people were evaluated for injuries after the 4-foot-high (1-meter-high) steel barricade collapsed Saturday night (Aug. 31) at the Seattle Center. He added that members of the crowd of around 3,000 people were pressed against the barrier, causing it to fall.

Four people were hospitalized with minor injuries, however, no one was seriously hurt.

Wolf’s performance was rescheduled to Sunday evening.

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