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MCI: concert goers O.D., highly intoxicated, tax emergency responder resources

Fire chief says it is the largest incident he's responded to


By Laurie Rich Salerno
The Record-Journal 

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — More details emerged Monday about an electronic dance music show that ended in a nightmarish scene Friday night for local emergency responders and at least 22 young people, many underage.

A concert headlined by the artist Pretty Lights began at 9 p.m. at the Oakdale Theatre, and by 9:30 p.m., the first emergency calls were coming from the venue, said Lt. Marc Mikulski, the police spokesman. Representatives of the Oakdale did not return calls Monday.

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