There were no deaths after a structure ̵
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The base has not confirmed if anyone has been injured.
According to KSBW-TV, prosecution On 18 July 2018, the authorities responded to a "mass casualty event". The television station initially reported that 30 people were injured and three people died when "a tent collapsed," according to the Greenfield Fire Department. However, it is not uncommon for contradictory reports to emerge in the early stages of current news situations.
One person on Facebook asked the base why local TV stations reported three deaths and the base said there were none, and Fort Hunter Liggett replied, "The news we've heard is that there were no deaths. We're still collecting information. "One person then copied the television story into the commentary thread of the base, to which the base responded," If anyone has first-hand information, we'd like to hear it, please, no rumors. "
Paso Robles However, the Daily News that reported the casualties says they have been reported but not confirmed by base officers.
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A Major Exercise Was Underway at the Base
According to KSBY-TV, "The emergency comes at a time when thousands of US Army Reserve Army National Guard, US Air Force, US Navy and Canadian Armed Forces participate in an annual grassroots support training exercise. "
" CSTX ensures that America's Army Reserve units and soldiers are trained and ready for capable, battle-ready and deadly firepower in support of the army and our army bring common partners around the world, "said Public Affairs Officer Amy Phillips in a statement released on July 16, 2018 before the collapse of the structure.
The Twitter page of the base reads, "Fort Hunter Liggett on California's beautiful Central Coast of Fers has a great lifestyle and unprecedented training opportunities for Army Reserve and the entire DOD."
This post has been updated with the latest information from the base updated that no deaths occurred.
A tent collapsed at Fort Hunter Liggett in King City, California, but no deaths were reported in an event originally designated as a mass casualty. Learn more about the cause.
A tent collapsed at Fort Hunter Liggett in King City, California, but no deaths were reported in an event originally described as a mass accident. Learn more about the cause.