WATCH Fire Breaks Out During First Night of Coachella Festival

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A fire broke out early Saturday at the Coachella music festival in Indio, California, authorities said.

According to the Riverside County Fire Department, firefighters responded to reports of a "mobile shower unit" on fire not long after 2:00 a.m PST on Saturday morning.

The fire department said the blaze had been contained as of 2:28 a.m. People on the scene caught parts of the massive flames that rose from the showers on the campground, which were reportedly caused by a mechanical failure of the heating used for water.

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The festival continues today with headliner Tame Impala, with Ariana Grande up on Sunday. Upon arrival, the shower unit was fully involved, near centre of venue.

"Fire crews will remain on scene for one hour for overhaul", it added. The blaze completely destroyed one trailer in the process and damaged another. Luckily, as reported by Billboard, the fire resulted in no injuries or deaths. Read Variety's top picks for Coachella weekend right here.

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