Twelve people injured during a preemptive evacuation of account fairgrounds is ridiculous. No danger was present, yet people panicked anyway. Can you imagine what it would have been like if there had been a terrorist attack? Insanity!
[From Gazette.Net: 12 injured in Prince Georges County Fair evacuation – ]
12 injured in Prince Georges County Fair evacuation Minor injuries sustained during heavy storm
By Katherine Heerbrandt Staff Writer Twelve were injured in a rush to exit the Prince Georges County Fairs Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro late afternoon Saturday, following an order to evacuate because of approaching storms, according to a report from the countys fire and emergency services division.
Four people were taken to the hospital, including a young girl who had an asthma attack. Three others sustained minor bumps and bruises. All were reported to be in good condition. The remaining eight declined treatment. The fair remained closed for the remainder of Saturday.