6 Injured After Fire Breaks Out at Google Conference: Officials - NBC New York

6 Injured After Fire Breaks Out at Google Conference: Officials

The developer conference was interrupted only briefly and continued Thursday evening

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    Six people were injured in a fire Thursday during the Google I/O Conference at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, according to fire officials. Sergio Quintana reports. (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    A fire during the Google I/O Conference in Mountain View on Thursday sent three people to the hospital, one with critical injuries, according to fire officials.

    Firefighters responded to Shoreline Amphitheatre on reports of a fire inside one of the venue's food service buildings that was contained to the one building, fire officials said.

    A total of six people were injured in the blaze, fire officials said. Three were transported to a hospital, one with life-threatening injuries. The other three were treated at the scene.

    The developer conference was interrupted only briefly and continued Thursday evening. No evacuations were ordered, and no other injuries were reported, fire officials said.

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    Fire officials said the flames were caused by a grease fire in the kitchen of one of the food service buildings.