UK theme parks from another point of view!

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:09 pm

I don't know whether Sarah's having me on but apparently there's a huge fire in the Valley!

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:10 pm

just about post this! sounds like its a pretty bad fire aswell!
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:10 pm

They're gonna try email me some photos now, apparently the flames are ridiculous :O

(still not sure whether it's true or not)

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:10 pm

i hope you are joking because if it's true that is awful!
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:13 pm

I think they mean the gun themed around the Nemesis alien between the Edge arcade and the climbing wall (where Dynamo used to be).
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:13 pm

rides in the ug land area (not sure about else where) just had to close, massive power cut and all lights went out!
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:14 pm

Oh god, I take it it's serious then.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:17 pm

Sounds pretty serious but I'm sure they'll get it sorted out and the park will be ready to open tomorrow.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:17 pm

Fire Engines by the skyride building in Frobidden Valley apparently. It may not be the skyride itself though, although that station is the main drive one isn't it?
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:19 pm

If it is the skyride main drive building, then this may have caused the powercut, because there is a load of electrics underneath, and also the Diesel for the back up power system.
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 pm

forbidden valley end of the cross valley path.
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 pm

Yer Gregster on ATA is saying it's the Skyride station.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 pm

Sammie and Tom are currently stuck on the monorail.

Sarah, Matt, Ant and can't remember who else are headed for UG Land, they say they've heard Corky and Rita going. Also saying there's ALOT of smoke.

She's gonna phone me back again :).

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 pm

"Liam" wrote:
Fire Engines by the skyride building in Frobidden Valley apparently. It may not be the skyride itself though, although that station is the main drive one isn't it?


It is.

Scary :shock: :shock: Can't think of a worse time for it to happen either.

Waiting patiently for more info :)
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 pm

Oooh dear. Sky Ride. Noooo :(
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:21 pm

Yes, AFAIK that's the main drive one, says so on all the plaques around the place.

Hope no-one's hurt. The SkyRide would be long shut, though, cause it needs to shut at dusk anyway.
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:23 pm

Yep i was there at the time it was the main drive station for the skyride and the trees surrounding the exit of the station. There were 2 fire ngines which i saw and someone said that it was serious. There is not much damage apparently now but the fire spread very close to the edge games arcade and the mutant racer at the top of the valley. Lookily none of Altons decent themeing has being damaged. :)
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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:23 pm

Rita's open.

UG Land's fine :).

They don't reckon it's the Skyride cos they remember it being quite far back.

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:26 pm

Sammie and Tom just gone past the place on the Monorail and say it looks like the Skyride station.

Apparently the pillons are on fire :o.

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Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:27 pm

Well that's sky ride closed till next season, Just hope no one was hurt.
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