Hundreds of people have been evacuated from Fresh Island festival, a hip-hop event on the Croatian island of Pag.
The fire wasd the result of a nearby forest fire spreading. Flames were seen billowing behind the site as attendees left the Fresh Island festival on Zrće beach yesterday.
Organisers said emergency services worked to contain the blaze, and thankfully the event was able to continue today.
GREAT NEWS! 💙🙏🏼🏝
The emergency services have now cleared the fire, reopened the road and deemed the route and Zrce Beach to be safe. Shuttle buses are also running as scheduled from Novalja.
— Fresh Island fest (@freshislandfest) July 16, 2019
FIRE FESTIVAL: Dramatic video shows concertgoers in Croatia running for safety after a fire broke out near a hip hop music festival on Zrce beach on the island of Pag. https://t.co/NI5RXUtXIe pic.twitter.com/iCfWyZuH3G
— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) July 16, 2019