22,000 festival goers have been evacuated from Barcelona’s Tomorrowland Unite following a massive fire at one of the event’s stages. The festival was part of a global event series happening alongside Belgium’s Tomorrowland, which is currently in the midst of its second weekend continues its second weekend.
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Eyewitness reports indicate that the fire ignited during a fireworks display, though there is currently no official confirmation regarding the cause of the inferno. Apparently consuming the stage in “a matter of seconds,” further onsite accounts claim that the stage at the Parc de Can Zam venue “just exploded.’ It is currently unknown whether any attendees were injured as a result of the fire.
Vídeo de les flames escenari Tomorrowland a santa coloma. Festival suspès. pic.twitter.com/4deapPeRFM
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— JavierSantosPaniego (@JPaniego) July 29, 2017
Está ardiendo el tomorrowland Barcelona… Han evacuado la zona central. pic.twitter.com/OCDADEZow7
— iLeoVlogs (@iLeoVlogs) July 29, 2017
— Pacocapel|Jaguarpcl (@Jaguarpcl) July 29, 2017
Tomorrowland Santa Coloma en Can Zam. pic.twitter.com/3OPxg0YIQS
— Manel Expósito (@m_exposito93) July 29, 2017
Dancing Astronaut will provide further information as it becomes available.
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