A fire broke out early Wednesday morning in a Minions-themed parking lot.
(Twitter / M Ryan Traylor)
A Fire went out after burning through parts of Universal Studios in Los Angeles the 13th anniversary of a fire in the same amusement recourse who set fire to emblematic pieces of American pop culture history.
Yardage of the blaze was shared on Twitter and shows the flames destroying a parking lot with a huge exploded Minion figure from Despicable Me attached. Another video shared on Twitter shows someone screaming, “Oh my god, the Minion!
The fire reportedly started early Wednesday morning. in the Universal City section of the park, located at Highway 101, near Lankershim Boulevard.
Universal Studios Hollywood Told The independent that no one was injured, that no merry-go-round was damaged and that the park remains open to visitors.
“We are looking for the cause of the fire, but I can tell you that there was no damage and that no rides or attractions were affected and will not have an impact on the operations of the park. . There were also no injuries and the incident took place at the back of the house in an area not reserved for guests. We will open, as usual. The situation was dealt with quickly, ”said company spokesperson Anastasia Lee.
This matches what the Los Angeles Police Department said, as reported by NBC News Los Angeles. They said this was quickly sorted out, reported no casualties and were investigating the cause of the fire.
A fire in 2008 destroyed a King Kong attraction, and the masters of many legendary American artists have signed to Universal Records, such as Aretha Franklin, Joan Baez, Billie Holliday and Chuck Berry.
“Lost in the fire was, without a doubt, a huge musical legacy,” read documents on the fire, reported by The New York Times. The full extent of the loss was not fully understood until two years ago, when the findings of an investigation into the 2008 fire were released.
Despite reports, such as Time‘, immediately after in 2008, some of the destroyed archives had not been heard before by fans, like the work of Steely Dan.
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Twitter users responded to images of the latest fire with admiration and sympathy. However, some have been shaken by its connection to the 2008 fire.
“The King Kong fire was exactly 13 years apart… that doesn’t suit me at all,” one user wrote in response to the video.
“It’s crazy because Universal Studios Hollywood also had a crazy ass fire on the same day 13 years ago … but the last one was a lot worse,” wrote another user.
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