Was there a fire at Disneyland? Because of an incident that occurred on Saturday night in California involving an animatronic dragon that caught fire, Disney has temporarily halted the use of fire effects like those that are used in the Fantasmic live show at Disneyland and other Disney parks.
#1. Was There A Fire At Disneyland? Updated News
According to statements made by Disneyland officials to The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday, the fire broke out during the park's last performance of the attraction that takes thirty minutes. The fire service was alerted to the scene of a flaming dragon prop at around 11 o'clock in the morning. The fire was put out by a combined effort of many fire engines, trucks, and ambulances from Anaheim Fire and Rescue, as well as a fire engine from the Orange County Fire Authority and the Disneyland Fire Department.
It has been reported that "all cast members were safely evacuated from Tom Sawyer Island," and the Disneyland Resort has issued a statement confirming this information. "Due to smoke and wind, attractions near the island were safely evacuated of any guests," and "the cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time." "Due to smoke and wind,"
#2. What Happened There?
Although some cast members were assessed for potential smoke inhalation and discharged the same night, there were no recorded injuries to either guests or firefighters as a result of the incident. As part of a story starring the Disney character Mickey, the event featured a recreation of Maleficent in the form of a dragon that can breathe fire and stands 45 feet tall. Officials at the amusement park have claimed that they will determine how the incident would affect the remaining shows in the park's array of attractions.
In an abundance of caution in the wake of the prop fire that occurred during Fantasmic! at Disneyland park, the relevant authorities have announced that they would temporarily suspend the usage of fire effects that are comparable to those that were utilized during the performance at certain shows and entertainment experiences across the world. According to a statement made by one of the actors, "the continued safety of our cast and guests is of the utmost importance."
The video of the Maleficent dragon prop catching fire in its head began spreading online on Saturday; the blaze then spread to the remainder of the prop, sending smoke billowing all across the park.
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