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Fire plays havoc with traffic near Walt Disney World

A brush fire is burning across the I4 freeway from Walt Disney World. Here’s a map showing where the fire is located. Right now there are closures on the I4 both directions and International Drive is closed in the area. … Continue reading

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Astro Orbiter Catches Fire, Tomorrowland Evacuated

Update: Tomorrowland has reopened. Astro Orbiter remains closed after power outage and small fire. Here’s a pic of a Firetruck exiting Tomorrowland after the fire was put out. Update #2: In a story in the Orlando Sentinel, Disney claims that … Continue reading

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Cinderella Castle Catches Fire at Magic Kingdom

On July 19th a very minor fire broke out on the roof of Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Looks like either a firework misfired or lit some leaves and other detritus on fire during a show. A … Continue reading

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Massive Motel Fire near Disney World Closes 192, Injures 12

The Vacation Lodge Motel, near Disney’s Animal Kingdom, on the 192 caught fire around 10:45pm last night and is still burning strong right now. All three wings of the sprawling motel have burned to the ground, displacing 150 guests. Although … Continue reading

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Enchanted Tiki Room set to reopen in Magic Kingdom this August

When fire alarms were first heard ringing in the Adventureland area last January no one quite understood the extent of the damage. Power went out to most of Adventureland (and the Country Bears) and water damage was reported to have … Continue reading

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