LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Promoter Live Nation is facing a lawsuit from a man who claims he was severely burned by a fan-made bonfire during an Iron Maiden concert at the Glen Helen Amphitheater in Devore.
According to California newspaper The Sun, Mario Esteban Barron filed a suit in Los Angeles, seeking unspecified damages from defendants Live Nation, Pavilion Partners GP, Staff Pro Inc. and Contemporary Services Corp.
Barron says he attended the Iron Maiden concert on July 1st where he was pushed into a bonfire built near a 'mosh pit.'
Barron, 47, of Apple Valley, says that felt helpless and, “consumed by the flames, he accepted that he would not survive this ordeal,” according to court filings. Barron claims that he was forced to walk to the entrance of the venue to seek first aid and was eventually transported to an area medical facility.
The lawsuit says that Barron required skin grafts which became infected and almost required amputation of both of his legs, the Sun reported.
A Live Nation representative could not be immediately reached for comment on the suit, but they rarely comment on ongoing litigation.