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Breaking: Fire Alarm Evacuation at a Popular Disney Resort

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Breaking: Fire Alarm Evacuation at a Popular Disney Resort
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Vacation has been interrupted with an unexpected evacuation for many Disney guests tonight. It appears there is a possible fire at a Disney Resort.

Reports of An Evacuation

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No one expects to have vacation interrupted by an emergency evacuation. But, many guests at Walt Disney World are in the process of evacuating a resort hotel on one of Florida’s coldest nights in recent memory.

Reports are circulating that the Polynesian could be experiencing a fire! At the very least, fire alarms sounded, alerting guests and Cast Members to a problem.

Where is the Evacuation?

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Guests report that it is the Great Ceremony House that has been evacuated. This building serves as the hotel’s main lobby. It also houses the restaurants such as ‘Ohana, Kona, Captain Cooks, Pineapple Lanai, and Trader Sam’s as well as resort gift shops.

The restaurants were still serving dinner at the time of the alarm, around 9:20-9:30 PM tonight (January 29, 2022). Therefore, the building was full of people needing to evacuate and reach a safe location.

Video Footage

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Many guests took to social media to express concerns and share the unexpected event with family and friends. The video above is from Twitter user @RopeDropLife

The account owner’s travel party was in the middle of dining at ‘Ohana when the alarm sounded. They had to abandon their noodles and head out.

Additional Details

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At this time we do not know what may have triggered the fire alarm. However, some Disney guests are reporting being able to smell smoke.

We here at the Kenny the Pirate content creation team will keep you up to date as news develops. Stay tuned for updates!

Are you staying or dining at the Polynesian tonight? Have you ever been evacuated at Disney for a fire alarm? Please, feel free to let us know in the comments below or on Kenny the Pirate’s Facebook page.

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