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report any suspicious activity they may witness during the event that begins tonight in Las Vegas, less than a month after a fatal terrorist attack struck a show in England. Authorities in Las Vegas state no risks have been recognized against the Electric Daisy Carnival.
Still, organizers desire the 10s of thousands of festivalgoers who will begin to gather Friday night to be alert to their surroundings and reach out to security if something seems awry.”They really need to speak out if something doesn’t look or feel right,”Maren Steiner, the director of health and safety for organizer Insomniac Events, told the Associated Press.”I would rather send our police to investigate 100 incidents that turn out to be nothing.”A tweet from the occasion’s account on Thursday advised festivalgoers to “make certain to look out for one another. “”See something? State something
! “the tweet accompanied by a photo of ladies sporting colorful lingerie and law enforcement-style
hats said. The yearly festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has drawn more than 135,000 people a night in previous years.
More than 230 artists are set to perform this weekend, including Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix. Hundreds of private security personnel, Las Vegas policeman, Nevada Highway Patrol cannon fodders and other police
authorities will work at the place throughout the occasion. Las Vegas police Officer Larry Hadfield said authorities constantly monitor”dependable intelligence that might or might not threaten”events in Sin City. While no threats have been determined versus the celebration, officers are constantly asked to be alert, he said. High temperatures are regular at the festival, which this year is happening as a heat wave moves through the area. The National Weather condition Service expects overnight temperatures to
reach 83 degrees Friday, 85 degrees Saturday and 86 degrees Sunday. Forty stations offering free water will as soon as again be offered. Medical services will also be used throughout the location, Steiner said. She stressed that the care supplied on website is complimentary of charge, does not require insurance coverage and will not get a festivalgoer kicked out of the occasion. “Please don’t wait to look for medical attention,”Steiner said.