First official relief count at Hellfest in Clisson: more than 800 interventions. This is the report communicated by the prefecture of Loire-Atlantique, this Saturday at 7 p.m. An impressive figure to be linked to the record temperatures recorded in the department this weekend for the early heat wave. Added to this is “17 site evacuations, related to trauma or non-heat-related medical issues” by SAMU.
Device set up
The organizers have however authorized water bottles in the concert area as well as water bottles. They also set up water walls and giant misters to cool the 180,000 festival-goers expected this week-end.
The prefecture specifies that “the services of SDIS 44, SAMU 44 and approved civil security associations are present on site and complement the organizer support device for festival-goers experiencing discomfort with a dedicated room to refresh those most affected.”