22,000 Evacuated At Barcelona Music Festival

A fire at the Tomorrowland Unite stage cause thousands to evacuate.

22,000 Evacuated At Barcelona Music Festival JONAS ROOSENS/AFP/Getty Images  
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At one of the international stages set up in coordination with Tomorrowland's main event, a stage in Barcelona caught fire on Saturday night. Immediately, the 22,000 festival goers in attendance were evacuated.

As Billboard reported, the event was a live stream of the festival happening in Belgium.

"The UNITE Barcelona stage caught fire due to a technical malfunction," wrote organizers on the official Tomorrowland Facebook page. "Thanks to the professional intervention of the authorities all 22.000 visitors were evacuated safely and without reports of injuries."

July 30, 2017
22,000 Evacuated At Barcelona Music Festival