Maleficent’s dragon spectacularly caught fire during yesturdays 3pm “Festival of Fantasy” parade at Walt Disney World.
The fire was quickly extinguished and the area promptly cleared, a Disney World spokeswoman said. There were no injuries to employees or visitors, she said.
In a video shot by a park guest the dragon representing the Sleeping Beauty character Maleficent appears to be in the l Liberty Square area of the Magic Kingdom, with its head bobbing and flames growing.
Reedy Creek fire department responded to the incident, but the fire was already out.
It is unknown if a similar dragon float that is featured in “Disney Stars on Parade” at Disneyland Paris will be operational today.