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