Fresh Island fire: Zrce beach evacuated as fire surrounds festival in Croatia

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Accidents
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Thousands of people have been evacuated from a hip hop festival after a fire engulfed a nearby forest, according to witnesses.

Revellers filmed plumes of smoke rising from the blaze close to the Fresh Island festival at Zrće beach, on the island of Pag, in Croatia.

In one clip, a reveller can be heard saying 'oh my God, it's chaos' as people flee the flames.

Papaya nightclub, one of the three venues involved in the festival, has been evacuated.

In a video of the evacuation, an announcer can be heard telling the crowd: "Leave the club slowly, no need to panic, everything is under control, alright?

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