Festivalgoers at Croatia’s Fresh Island Festival have been evacuated due to a massive fire near the festival site.

The multiple day event was set to host US rapper Tyga and more on Monday night, but his set was called off with organisers stating the event had been “paused” as a “safety precaution”, with security escorting patrons from the event to buses back to town.

“The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority and we appreciate everyone’s patience during this time,” the statement reads.

Taking to Twitter, UK rapper NOT3S, who was also scheduled to perform, said his set had also been cancelled.

Meanwhile, videos of the fire have begun surfacing on social media.