20 visitors in the hospital, 200 treated for heat-related illnesses at the Vans Warped Tour, officials say

Concertgoers attending the Vans Warped Tour in Nashville, Tennessee. on Tuesday, are suffering from heat-related illnesses.

(Nashville Fire Department)

With the temperature in Nashville, Tenn., soaring to 92 degrees on Tuesday, a large number of concertgoers attending the Vans Warped Tour burden of heat-related illnesses.

According to the Tennessean, so far 20 people were transported to the hospital and 200 people were treated.

The Nashville Fire department told the outlet that the fire department, together with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center paramedics, transported 20 people from the Nashville Fairgrounds, where the concert is being held.

“We expect more as the first-aid tent remains full,” said Nashville Fire department spokesman, Joseph Pleasant.

The outlet reports that the concert, which began at 11 am, is expected to attract at least 15,000 people in the hall with 60 bands are expected to perform.



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