Published On: Sun, Oct 6th, 2019

California Oktoberfest explosion: Three horror blasts go off at major city event

The explosion was reported at 8.10pm local time. As reported NBC Los Angeles, fire personnel and “several patrons” suffered injuries in the blast. The department is aiming to bring in enough resources to treat upward of 30 people.


A dispatcher said a transformer might be the cause of the explosions. 

Videos posted to social media suggested there may have been three separate explosions. 

Reports have claimed at least three firefighters were carried away on stretchers. 

A group of people wearing traditional Oktoberfest attire were evacuated. 

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Huntington Beach is 35 miles southeast Downtown Los Angeles.

The beach is 9.5 miles long.

Oktoberfest is a beer festival held annually for just under three weeks.

It ends on the last Sunday of October after starting in September.

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