Rest In the Europa-Park in Germany this evening a large fire raged. That broke out in a storage room in the attraction Pirates of Batavia. Which lies in the thematic area the Netherlands. The fire continued to spread initially, but in the meantime, the fire brigade, the fire under control.
However, should some fires be extinguished. The park reported that there were no known injuries. After the outbreak of the fire at about 18.20 hours were all the people in the park were evacuated, reported the police. Approximately 25,000 people visited Saturday, the Europa-Park. About the cause of the fire could the park have nothing to say.
“Sad day for the Park, but thank you everyone who us caring our life’s work to save!”, writes captain Michael Mack. “I can my feelings not describe. Fortunately, no one injured.”
The German theme park, the largest in Germany, was in 1975, opened and is located some fifty kilometers south of Strasbourg. It also attracts many Dutch visitors. One of them described how people ran from the fire, but mostly quiet remained.