Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Country Music Festival Could Get Super Hot This Year

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Country Music Festival Could Get Super Hot This Year

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Country music festival could get hot

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CRAVEN, Canada - Hot temperatures mixed with alcohol are causing some concerns at the Country Thunder music festival in Craven, Sask.

The forecast is calling for 30 C temperatures this weekend and festival organizers say they fear attendees could get themselves into some dangerous situations.

Emergency services coordinator Belinda Mitchell says as campers come rolling in, they're being given educational information on how to keep cool and safe.

She says they have 42 first responders and have doubled their ambulance force for the festival, which used to be known as the Craven Country Jamboree.

Mitchell says they also have two air-conditioned facilities on site to provide people relief from the heat. …

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