WASHINGTON - Six people were transported to the hospital and 30 others treated for heat exposure after a prayer event in Washington.
This happened Saturday at a House of Prayer event at the intersection of 7th and M Streets in Northwest. DC Fire and EMS arrived on the scene just after 3 p.m. and treated multiple people for heat and humidity-related illnesses.
None of the illnesses were life-threatening and police tweeted that the incident was winding down at around 3:40 p.m.
FEMS on scene 7th & M St NW House of Prayer event. Multi Pts evaluated heat related illness. Large EMS presence. pic.twitter.com/Hrx5hUN4kj— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) May 28, 2016
Update 7th & M St NW. Incident winding down. Releasing units. 4 non critical transported & 10 treated and released. pic.twitter.com/Vg2SXYVIZQ— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) May 28, 2016
Update 7th & M NW. Now 6 total transported and 30+ treated on scene.— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) May 28, 2016