Tomorrowland Unite festival, Barcelona: Fire engulfs stage, 22,000 people escape unhurt | Video

30 July 2017, 08:18 AM
Tomorrowland Unite festival, Barcelona: Fire engulfs stage, 22,000 people escape unhurt | Video
Tomorrowland Unite festival, Barcelona: Fire engulfs stage, 22,000 people escape unhurt | Video

A major fire engulfed the stage of Tomorrowland Unite festival in Barcelona on Saturday night, forcing over 22,000 people to escape. 

There are no reports of injuries or casualties so far, according to a tweet by the civil protection chief in Catalonia.

Local media reports suggested the fire may have been sparked by a pyrotechnic display.

Dramatic video recorded by a concertgoer and posted to social media shows black smoke billowing from the stage.

The Tomorrowland Unite festival is annual international musical festival patronised by millions across the globe. 

First Published: Sunday, July 30, 2017 08:14 AM
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