Firework debris sparks blaze at Disney World Mine Train attraction

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.

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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 

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