A massive fire broke out in the main hall of the El Gouna Film Festival site in Egypt on Wednesday, one day ahead of the opening ceremony, according to social media videos and local media reports.
The festival was scheduled to begin on Thursday while awards and winners would be announced on October 22, Almasry Alyoum reported.
First responders immediately headed to the scene and firefighters are currently working to put out the fire, according to a report.
The cause of the fire has not been revealed and no injuries have been reported.
No further details have been provided on the incident.