FIRST LOOK: 'Storm Area 51' event shares event details as another is denied permit

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on August 21, 2019 - Duration: 03:07s

FIRST LOOK: 'Storm Area 51' event shares event details as another is denied permit

One of the events born from the viral "Storm Area 51" Facebook phenomenon is sharing a first look at what to expect when thousands gather in rural Nevada next month.

The Alien Research Center in Hiko released "Basecamp Operations," an overview of its Area 51 Basecamp event scheduled for Sept.

20 and 21.

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FIRST LOOK: 'Storm Area 51' event shares event details as another is denied permit

OFF SHOOTS....FROM THE VIRAL..."STORM AREA 51 EVENT"...GOOD EVENING....I'M TRICIA KEAN.AND I'M TODD QUINONES.TONIGHT..WE KNOW ONE OF THE THREE EVENTSFAILED TO GET A PERMIT..AND THE CREATOR IS SEARCHINGFOR A NEW VENUE..WE SENT 13 INVESTIGATIVEREPORTER JOE BARTELS TOAMARGOSA VALLEY..TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED..ON CAM THE EVENT WASCALLED..PEACESTOCK51..BUT NYE COUNTY OFFICIALS VOTEDIT DOWN.AFTER SEVERAL LOCALS..CAME TO VOICE THEIR CONCERNS..ABOUT THOUSANDS OF PEOPLEINUNDATING THEIR TINYCOMMUNITY..PKG: START WITH NATS..ANDEXTERIOR OF ALIEN TRAVELCENTER AMARGOSA VALLEY..AND THE SURROUNDING AREA...HOME TO THE ALIEN TRAVELCENTER..AND JUST 14 HUNDRED PEOPLE ORSO..WAS ONE OF THREE SITES..FOR EVENTS..TO COINCIDE WITH THE VIRAL..STORM AREA 51 FACEBOOK EVENT.SOT: EDWARD RANDHOWERTONAMARGOSA VALLEY RESIDENT "THEONLY MASS AMOUNT OF PEOPLE THATWE GET NORMALLY IS TOURISTS ORBURNING MAN.

" THE TOWN..HAD TWO GAS STATIONS..BUT ONE OF THEM RECENTLY BURNEDDOWN..THE REMOTE AREA..HAS VERY FEW RESOURCES NYECOUNTY COMMISSIONERS..DECIDING NOT TO ISSUE APERMIT..TO EVENT PLANNERS..GRAPHIC ARNOLDKNIGHTLY/SPOKESPERSON NYECOUNTY "A LOT OF PEOPLE FROMTHE CRYSTAL COMMUNITY THATCAME UP AND EXPRESSED THEIRCONCERNS WITH THE LOCATION OFTHE EVENT BEING ON BASICALLYUNDEVELOPED LAND." 13 INVESTIGATES OBTAINEDTHE PERMIT APPLICATION FORPEACESTOCK51...PLANS CALLED FOR A DOCTOR..NURSES..AMBULANCES..WITH SUPPLIES..TOTALLING 60 THOUSANDDOLLARS..DOZENS OF ARMED AND UNARMEDSECURITY PERSONNEL...AT MORE THAN 180 THOUSANDDOLLARS..EVEN 17 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTHOF PORT-A-POTTIES ANDSANITATION.SOT: OSCAR PYLE SOMMERSETENGLAND "I'LL BE REALLYIMPRESSED IF IT HAPPENS.I THINK IT WOULD BE WORTHHAPPENING." GRAPHIC MAPPEACESTOCK..IS JUST ONE OF THE THREE EVENTSPLANNED..AROUND THE SECRET GOVERNMENTAND BASE CAMP AREA 51..WILL BEHELD AT THE ALIEN RESEARCHCENTER IN HIKO NEVADA..SHOW GRAPHIC PEACESTOCK 51 WASCREATED BY DAVID VANDERBEEKTHE EVENT PERMIT WAS DENIEDTUESDAY..THE WEBSITE CALLS FOR BANDS..STAGES..FOOD AND CAMPING..SHOW STATEMENT GRAPHICVANDERBEEK TELLS 13INVESTIGATES...IN PART "THE NYE BOARD OFCOUNTY COMMISSIONERS TURNED USDOWN FOR A PERMIT AS EXPECTED.WE WERE FULLY PREPARED FOR A"NO." WE ARE MOVING TO A NEWJURISDICTION AND [WILL] PREPAREFOR A LARGER, SAFER EVENT, ANDA LARGER CROWD THAN EVEN WETHOUGHT." SHOW FULL SCREEN FORBASE CAMP AS FOR BASE CAMP AREA51..ITS BEING PUT ON BY GEORGEHARRIS.HIS PERMIT WAS APPROVED MONDAYFOR LINCOLN COUNTY.HE EXPECTS 20 THOUSAND DURINGHIS EVENT..WHICH INCLUDES ARTISTS,FILMMAKERS FOOD AND CAMPINGSHOW FULL SCREEN FOR ALIENSTOCKAND THEN THERE'S ALIENSTOCK..PUT ON BY CONNIE WEST INCOOPERATION WITH THE ORIGINALIT'S A 3 DAY FESTIVAL..ALSO INCLUDING LIVE MUSICENTERTAINMENT..FOOD AND CAMPING SHOW VIDEO OFTHE AREA LINCOLN COUNTY..IS LOOKING TO DECLARE A STATEOF EMERGENCY..IN PREPARATION FOR THE INVASIONOF POTENTIALLY THOUSANDS OFTHRILL SEEKERS AND ALIENENTHUSIASTS IN A RURAL..AND REMOTE PART OF THE NEVADADESERT..NEXT MONTH JOE BARTELS 13ACTION NEWSNEW TONIGHT....FIREFIGHTERS BATTLING.....A TWO ALARM FIRE BUILDINGFIRE.....

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