Fresh Island festival in Zrce, Pag, Croatia, got evacuated because of fire
Three-day hip-hop event, Fresh Island in Zrce Beach, Croatia, has been evacuated because a massive fire breaks out near the festival's area
Last night a fire breaks around 1:30 am on the pine forest behind Zrce beach, Croatia, forcing thousands of people to leave the area.
Yesterday was the first day of Fresh Island, a well-known music festival on Pag Island. One of the most popular urban festivals in Europe, Fresh Island has attracted thousands of people on the clubs of the beach yesterday night.
To contain the fire, keep the people safe and help the firefighter roads from and for Novaljia has been locked. Police have escorted buses creating a safe corridor for festival-goers to return home.
The fire was reported to be very close to Kalypso Club because also fed by the strong wind.
The causes of the fire are still uncertain.
Luckily the fire is now extinct. No damage to the clubs nor people being hurt have been reported. Kalypso Club, as well as Fresh Island Festival, have confirmed all the activities scheduled for today and tonight.