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Around Two Dozen People Ill, Injured at Atlantica Fish House and Bayside Hut Event

More than 20 people fell ill at a Bayside Hut event.
More than 20 people fell ill at a Bayside Hut event.
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About two dozen people became ill at an event at and Bayside Hut, both located at 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne.

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The incident occurred Saturday, June 28, during an event that City of Miami officials say was held without a permit. According to a Twitter post by DJSelectaAJ, the "Miami Cooler Wet Fete" took place Saturday night:

Early the next morning, the same DJ tweeted that he was on a fire truck:

According to a statement issued by the City of Miami's chief of communications and protocol, Angel Zayon, between 20 and 25 people were ill or injured at the event, with all affected individuals treated at the scene. Eleven of them were transported to area hospitals.

Mayor Tomás Regalado issued a statement saying, "We will not tolerate any type of unpermitted event that puts our community at risk or affects the quality of life of the City of Miami's residents."

According to the city, event promoters had not obtained the required permits, and the City of Miami has launched an investigation into the incident and the event's promoters.

We left messages with Atlantica Fish House and Bayside Hut for comment and will update this post with any new information.

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Bayside Seafood Hut

3501 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

305-361-0177


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