On Monday evening, a fire broke out at Walt Disney World Resort’s Yacht Club Resort, and Guests needed to be moved to safety.
Walt Disney World is known as “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” With the myriad rides and attractions such as Cinderella Castle and Haunted Mansion in Magic Kingdom and lands like Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom that have Guests from around the world flocking to each Disney Park, it’s more than understandable why. But, sometimes, hardship can strike even at this magical Disney Resort.
Twitter user Spectro Radio (@spectro_radio) reported the news, first sharing that a fire broke out at the Beaches & Cream ice cream shop on Monday evening. We also know that Guests needed to be evacuated from the restaurants at Disney’s Yacht Club.
“Apparently, there’s a fire at Beaches & Cream,” the post, tweeted at about 6:00 p.m. local time, read. “People being evacuated from Yacht Club restaurants, including Yachtsman Steakhouse. #disney #yachtclub“
Check it out:
— Spectro Radio (@spectro_radio) January 2, 2023
In the video above, viewers can note Guests waiting outside the Resort hotel. There are also blue lights flashing against the building of the property—the signal for an active fire alarm. So far, no Guests or Disney employees have been reported to be hurt or injured, and the fire appears to have been dealt with quickly and efficiently.
One Twitter user, Rob (@robtruslove), seemed to corroborate that Guests were not in danger with a humorous take on the situation. He responded, “Just ordered my steak too,” he tweeted. “Can we go back in yet?
The website for Disney’s Yacht Club Resort invites Guests to,
Delight in the formal grace of a grand New England-style yacht club at this lakeside hotel. Relax in the inviting elegance of a plush lobby replete with nautical touches, explore the whimsical Stormalong Bay and rent a variety of watercraft from Bayside Marina.
Guests can enjoy food and dessert at Yachtsman Steakhouse, Ale & Compass Restaurant, Cape May Cafe, and of course, Beaches and Cream.
We at Disney Fanatic will continue to report on further developments of this story and all other Disney Theme Park news as it comes to light.