BREAKING: Music festival 'evacuated' as raging inferno tears popular Brit beach resort

 Panicked festival-goers filmed huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air as the flames lit up the Croatian sky  Reports suggest that thousands of revellers – many of them Brits – have been evacuated by bus as the huge blaze tears through the nearby forest  Festival attendee Antonio Simmons told Daily Star Online: "There is a huge forest fire in woods directly attached to Zrce beach where the 2019 Fresh Island festival is being held  "There are buses evacuating people away from the area" Chloe Foskett said: "The wildfire at Fresh Island Festival right now is mad Whole thing been locked off

" US rapper Tyga was due to headline tonight but it believed his set has now been cancelled  In one clip posted to Twitter, one attendee can be heard shouting “oh my God, it’s chaos” as revellers flee the festival site  Papaya nightclub, one of the three venues involved in the festival, has been evacuated  It is unclear if the resort's other two clubs – Kalypso and the Aquarius Club – have been cleared as a result of the fire    Many revellers took to Twitter to report the horror, with some suggesting that the entire festival has been locked off  One wrote:"big big fresh island has been locked off i’m absolutely bamboozled" Another added:"Theres a mad forest fire in Croatia so fresh island is locked off boy"  Meanwhile, back home concerned friends sent messages of support to loved ones     Ellie Frisby wrote: "Praying my friends stay safe at fresh island festival"  Fresh Island festival was launched in 2012 and has since grown to become one of Europe's biggest hip hop beach festivals  Other acts at the festival included Tory Lanez, Gunna* and Afro B Notorious rap DJ Tim Westwood was also set to appear at the festival     This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated

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