Fire breaks out near Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom

Disney World cast members extinguish flames

BAY LAKE, Fla. – Videos and pictures show emergency vehicles lighting up Main Street U.S.A. Tuesday night at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom after a fire broke out near Cinderella Castle.

It’s not known what caused the fire, which broke out in a mulched area and was quickly extinguished by cast members.

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According to the Reedy Creek Fire Department, the fire was out by the time crews arrived.

One cast member was taken to a hospital but was expected to be OK.

Cast members can be seen directing guests away from the area, as seen in a tweet from News 6 reporter Nadeen Yanes.

The Coaster Crew also tweeted this video in which you can hear the sound of sirens and see blazing emergency lights as yellow fire trucks drive down Main Street U.S.A.

More video, captured by Patricia Tolley, shows a crowd of guests watching the scene unfold.

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Samantha started at WKMG-TV in September 2020. Before joining the News 6 team, Samantha was a political reporter for The Villages Daily Sun and has had freelance work featured in the Evansville Courier-Press and The Community Paper. When not writing, she enjoys travelling and performing improv comedy.