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Fire Erupts at Walt Disney World Resort Underneath Skyliner

Emergency Skyliner
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This is truly a terrifying sight to see!

A shocking incident occurred recently at the enchanting Walt Disney World Resort when a fire suddenly erupted in an onsite shrubbery, causing a stir among visitors and locals alike. In an unexpected turn of events, a concerned Citizen user, @Sips_tea, captured and shared a revealing video that showcased the distressing sight of bushes smoldering under the iconic Disney Skyliner.

Disney Skyliner

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Guest Video Shows Resort Bush in Flames

Walt Disney World Resort is known for being a magical and enchanting place for families to visit on a vacation. However, even Disney is not immune to the intensity of Mother Nature. That was on display for fans to see this weekend when the fire erupted in a bush on Walt Disney World Resort property.

The location of the fire at Walt Disney World Resort was near Speedway Gas Station and the Boardwalk Tennis Courts, adding further gravity to the already alarming situation. The fire was just underneath the iconic Disney Skyliner, a popular transportation method for Disney guests, as seen in a video posted by a witness of the event.

The video shared by @Sips_tea on the Citizen app serves as vital documentation of the incident and enables us to gain a deeper understanding of the fire that took place. As the camera pans over the scene, the smoldering bushes serve as a stark reminder of the potential dangers that can arise even in the most magical of places. The video not only captures the immediate impact on the surrounding area but also raises important questions about the factors that may have led to this unfortunate event.

Related: Update: Rides Closed and Victims Counted as Disney Park Recovers From Devastating Fire

Disney Skyliner

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How Disney Handles onsite Fires

In the wake of this incident, it is imperative to reflect on the measures in place to prevent and combat fires within the Walt Disney World Resort. The resort has a dedicated response team that quickly springs into action when any major atrocity happens in a Disney Park or on Disney property. Thankfully, these teams were able to intervene before anything got out of hand.

Upon the discovery of a fire, Disney immediately activates its robust and well-rehearsed emergency response system. This system includes the coordination of various departments, such as the Reedy Creek Fire Department and other local fire departments, to ensure an efficient and effective response. This collaborative effort between Disney and these firefighters allows for a seamless integration of resources and expertise in and around each Disney theme park.

👀 Bush Fire Under the Skyliner?
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The bush fire near the Walt Disney World Resort highlights the significance of fire safety in heavily populated areas and serves as a reminder of the potential dangers that can arise even in the most controlled environments. It serves as a valuable lesson to both visitors and staff, underlining the necessity for heightened vigilance and prompt action in the face of emergencies.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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