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More than 2 dozen injured at Bumbershoot after the collapse of the stage barricade



More than two dozen people were injured-none serious-after a stage barricade collapsed on Saturday night during the Seattle Center's bumbershoot.

Approximately 25 people were examined for injuries after the 4-foot steel barricade collapsed before 10 pm before the Fisher Green Stage During a set by New York-based electronic music artist Jai Wolf, officials said:

Four Seattle Fire Department spokesman David Cuerpo told reporters at the Seattle Center that they were brought to Harborview Medical Center with minor injuries in a stable condition.

About 3,000 people watched the concert and many crowded against the barricade, causing a fall, Cuerpo said.

Bumbershoot officials said in a prepared statement that they "monitor the situation and will update as soon as we receive more information.

Tweets and videos from participants in the annual music festival showed that Jai Wolf had canceled his set on Saturday night after the incident, with a large response from local police and other forces.

Seattle Times' music author Michael Rietmulder has contributed to this report.

    

  


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