The Google I/O, the corporate’s annual developer conference, was disrupted Thursday afternoon by a hearth that despatched three individuals to the hospital, authorities instructed the native CBS TV station.
One of the victims was beforehand characterised as having life-threatening accidents, however a supply in contact with the victims mentioned all three suffered minor accidents. The three fireplace victims had been occasion workers, Google mentioned in a press release.
“We’re thankful to the fire department for putting it out and ensuring everyone’s safety,” a Google spokesperson mentioned in a press release. “No attendees were hurt but regretfully, three event staff were injured and we’re making sure they receive the proper treatment.”
The fireplace reportedly broke out shortly earlier than four p.m. PT at a picnic desk space at the Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Fire investigators are on the scene attempting to find out the reason for the fireplace, KPIX reported.
Google mentioned the occasion will proceed as deliberate for the remainder of Thursday night and Friday.
Updated at eight:35 p.m. PT to replace victims’ situations.
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