Firework debris ignited a portion of a popular Magic Kingdom attraction Saturday evening.
About 10:30 p.m., a fire truck was escorted into Magic Kingdom Park to extinguish flames at the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train after firework debris ignited the attraction’s decorative material, officials said.
Park guests were riding the roller coaster at the time of the fire, but a Disney spokesman said no one was injured.
The fire was difficult to access, but once equipment was set up, flames were quickly extinguished, a Reedy Creek Emergency Services official said.
The pyrotechnic launch site is located in a backstage area about 900 feet behind the attraction, an agency spokesman said.
Reports indicate that the ride reopened around midnight and is expected to be open on Sunday
Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.
Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.