Fire Breaks Out at Festival of the Lion King Show

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A fire broke out at Disney's Animal Kingdom yesterday afternoon. At approximately 4:15 PM, during a performance of the Festival of the Lion King show, the elephant float used in the show began to emit smoke. The show was stopped and the theater evacuated.

No injuries were reported and shows were canceled for the remainder of the day. While no official word has been made, according to the official My Disney Experience mobile app, it appears the show will return to normal operation today.