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 technician was there very quickly… Read More »Cinderella Castle Catches Fire at Magic Kingdom
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 it was an operating motel,… Read More »Massive Motel Fire near Disney World Closes 192, Injures 12
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 destroyed the Iago figure along… Read More »Enchanted Tiki Room set to reopen in Magic Kingdom this August
Mouseketeer and actress Annette Funicello has been hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after an early-morning fire at her Encino, CA home. 68 year old Funicello was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the late 1980s and has been rumored to be in poor health recently. Also… Read More »Annette Funicello in hospital after fire nearly destroys her home
Just a quick update on some rumors swirling around the fire that took place at the Enchanted Tiki Room earlier this week. The original word from Disney was that it was just a small attic fire with only some minor damaged caused by water from… Read More »Update on Tiki Room Fire
Local news is reporting a fire at the Magic Kingdom in the complex that houses the Tiki Room. The fire was in the attic of the building and was extinguished by sprinkler system. Nearby attractions in restaurants have been evacuated, No injuries have been reported.… Read More »Fire Reported at Magic Kingdom Tiki Room
Disneyland narrowly avoided disaster yesterday after an electrical conduit box was found to have sparked and charred the wood around it. As most of Fantasyland, including the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, is built primarily of lumber and plywood, the whole land could easily burn down… Read More »Disneyland Fantasyland Rides shut down due to smoke
Tuesday night we made it over to Downtown Disney’s Marketplace to experience “T-Rex” the latest addition to the food and entertainment options. Lines were long, but moved fast as guests were entered into a virtual queue to wait for their tables. Inside the place was loud, but everything seemed surprisingly well run for the first night open to the public.