Disneyland Toontown Evacuated After Explosion

An explosion went off in the Toontown area of Disneyland in Anaheim, California earlier tonight. Police arrived on the scene and evacuated the immediate area. The L.A. Times reports that the explosion involved dry ice in a plastic bottle, but as of yet there are no known injuries, according to local authorities.

Filmmaker Allen Wolf posted the following picture to Twitter showing the scene in Disneyland during the evacuation.

ABC 10 News reports that the explosion went off at 5 P.M. Pacific Time, and Toontown was evacuated fifteen minutes later. One park visitor spoke to the Associated Press about what he witnessed.

Park visitor Allen Wolf says he was about 20 feet from the blast, near Toontown’s City Hall. He said the sound was similar to a gunshot, but louder.

Wolf says the park’s music never stopped playing as security surrounded the trash cans where the bang came from and told visitors they were evacuating.

Watch Rachel Maddow‘s report of the breaking news below:

Here’s a tweet from someone who was in Disneyland when the explosion went off:

Also a tweet from L.A. Times Reporter Andrew Blankstein:

Another tweet from Mr. Blankstein:

Blankstein is now saying the evacuation is over and people are being let back into Toontown.

The official Twitter page for Disneyland has also confirmed that the police review is done.


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