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Fans At The Grove's "Teen Vogue" Fashion Show Couldn't Take The Heat
Several teens fell ill from the heat during a crowded, mid-day "back to school" fashion show at The Grove this afternoon.
Police and firefighters responded to The Grove around 1:39 pm this afternoon after getting reports that young fans were wilting in the 93-degree heat, according to City News Service. Four young women received medical attention at the scene, but fortunately, no one had to be transported to the hospital. Ambulances waited in the wings just in case.
Based on the photos of the crowds and long lines, we're guessing it might have felt even warmer than 93 degrees. Massive crowds of teens were angling for a view of a runway show put on by Teen Vogue that included a performance by "X Factor" contestant Cher Lloyd.
It's not just the young women who couldn't take the heat—TV director Norman Buckley joked that the mood at The Grove bordered on apocalyptic: