More than 30 people injured after walking on hot coals during event by motivational speaker Tony Robbins A walk over hot coals, like the one above, left more than 30 people injured at a Tony Robbins event. (KEITH SRAKOCIC/AP) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Updated: Friday, June 24, 2016, 12:11 PM DALLAS — Fire officials say more than 30 people attending a Tony Robbins event in Dallas have been treated for burns after the motivational speaker encouraged them to walk on hot coals. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says five people were taken to a hospital Thursday night and that emergency personnel treated the others at the scene for burns to their feet and lower extremities. The hot coals were spread outside the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center as part of a Robbins seminar called “Unleash the Power Within.” The event continues through Sunday. Tony Robbins ‘Firewalk Experience’ badly burns 21 Representatives for Robbins didn’t immediately return messages Friday. In this March 17, 2016, file photo, motivational speaker Tony Robbins is interviewed during a taping of "Wall Street Week," on the Fox Business Network in New York. (Richard Drew/AP) More than 20 people were treated for foot burns after a similar Robbins event in 2012 in San Jose, California.