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EDC Orlando Stage Catches Fire During Kayzo's Set

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Bryan Perez

KAYZO

Update: In a statement to Billboard, Insomniac confirmed that the fire that had broken out during Kayzo's set on Saturday night (Nov. 10) at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Orlando was contained and confirmed no one sustained any injuries related to the incident: “There was a small fire at the kineticFIELD stage, which was fully contained and extinguished by the fire department within minutes. No employees or attendees at EDC Orlando were injured. Music on the stage has resumed and performances will continue as scheduled.”

"Wow guys there was a major fire on the mainstage during the beginning of my set at edc Orlando," the DJ wrote. "Had to stop but the team here at edc and the fire department were swift and are doing their best to get the stage up and running. I love you guys. Thankful everyone is safe."

The cause of the fire -- which was at the Kinetic Field stage in Orlando's Tinker Field -- has not been reported. Orlando Fire Department spokesperson Ashley Papagni tells the Orlando Sentinel that there were no injuries and no one was evacuated.

Kinetic Field catches fuego #EDCOrlando . Wow pic.twitter.com/e9VYBYJ6IT

According to Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella, the fire was small and "has been contained." 

"We are working with the fire department to make sure everything is safe before the music resumes. Hang tight!" he said in a message on Twitter, which was retweeted by the official EDC Orlando account. In another tweet, Rotella added, "We’re about to kick the music back on for #EDCORLANDO but just a head’s up that there will be little to no pyro at kineticFIELD for the rest of the night."

The stage was not ready for use again until 8:15 p.m., Kayzo tweeted.

"I plan to head straight @ElectricBeach at 8:30 for my set. And then gilt from 1:30 - 3:00. Much love to @EDC_Orlando for keeping everyone safe. Devastated but I love you all very much," he said.

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