T-Rex Figure Breathes Smoke and Fire as Amusement Park Evacuated in Russia

Reuters
By Reuters
August 24, 2018Worldshare

Three meter high Tyrannosaurus Rex figure in amusement park in Sibay, Russia caught fire on Aug. 23, causing the evacuation of the park.

The incident was filmed by onlookers who watched the dinosaur turn into a dragon for a few minutes. The figure, filled with foam rubber, burned to the ground in less than 10 minutes.

Local representatives of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations issued a statement saying a possible reason for the fire were sparks released from nearby welding works. No injuries were reported.

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