4 injured after freak wind event at Rose Bowl

Tents are thrown into the air by a strong wind event at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.

Four people were injured in a freak wind event at the Rose Bowl that destroyed tents and sent people scrambling to get away.

The ferocious winds tore through the area where workers were busy setting up for the Rose Bowl fanfest. There were hundreds of people in and around the area at the time, and people were caught on camera running for cover as tents and other debris started flying through the air.

Watch YouTube video of the wind event


"The tornado just came through there," said Renee Miller. "We saw it coming, and I just got my mom up and said, 'We need to get in the car.' By the time we got her, it knocked her down."

Officials say all the injuries were minor.

Instagram video of the wind event
Video from Vine user Bidd8

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