NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Hundreds of people were treated for heat exposure at the Van’s Warped Tour at the Nashville Fairgrounds.
The event got underway Tuesday morning and lasts until 9 p.m.
Joseph Pleasant with the Nashville Fire Department said more than 200 people were treated for heat related illnesses and 30 people were transported to the hospital.
We along with @VUMChealth have transported at least 15 patients complaining of heat related illnesses from the fairgrounds. We anticipate more as the first aid tent continues to stay full. pic.twitter.com/Fi84aVXSfd— Nashville Fire Dept (@NashvilleFD) July 10, 2018
A total of 28 people were transported to the hospital during the Let Freedom Sing on July 4, in downtown Nashville.
Last year, some 15,000 attended the festival.