Fire extinguished at Barcelona music festival

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MADRID, July 30 (Xinhua) -- A massive fire that broke out on Saturday night in an electronic music festival in the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona has been extinguished, authorities said.

The blaze forced the evacuation of around 22,000 people after the flames engulfed the stage of the one-day Tomorrowland Unite Spain festival.

Catalan police, firemen and emergency services rushed to the blaze and informed that there were no people injured and the evacuation was carried out without problems.

According to local media, the fire started at the moment of a fireworks show.

Some witnesses uploaded images on social media and said that the stage "just exploded."

This is one of the most important electronic music festivals in the world and this was the first time it was held in Barcelona. The festival was predicted to last 12 hours. Enditem

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