Tonight, July 29th 2017, the UNITE Barcelona stage caught fire due to a technical malfunction. Thanks to the professional intervention of the authorities all 22.000 visitors were evacuated safely and without reports of injuries. Authorities will follow up and continue the investigation with the local Spanish organizer of UNITE. – via Tomorrowland.
Literally moments ago, the stage at Tomorrowland Unite in Barcelona burst into flames as the crowd was watching the stream live from Belgium. You can see in the videos below that the music has been cut off and crews are trying to put out the blaze.
The video below shows the fire from up close, behind the stage, where multiple people can be heard rushing to fix the situation.
— Sr.Cheeto (@Srcheeto) July 29, 2017
It is not clear at the moment if anyone was injured.
The event has been shut down and attendees are being asked to leave.
See more videos of the blaze below.
Vídeo de les flames escenari Tomorrowland a santa coloma. Festival suspès. pic.twitter.com/4deapPeRFM
— Guillem Sànchez (@guillem_sm) July 29, 2017
— AirForLife (@AnjunaForLife) July 29, 2017
— Ale Ayerdi (@AyerdiX) July 29, 2017
— Tomorrowland 🇪🇸 (@Tomorrowland_EP) July 29, 2017
— Flaix FM (@flaixfm) July 29, 2017
— 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
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