A brush fire near Six Flags Magic Mountain Sunday caused concern among the park’s guests as smoke blew into the facility. The park managers ordered an evacuation just after noon but not all of the guests got the message. But 50 minutes later firefighters closed the roads and asked everyone to remain in the park.
The size of the blaze, named Sky Fire, was variously reported by the media to be 40 and 100 acres.
The park planned to reopen Monday morning.
A roller coaster can be scary to some people at any time, but riding it while a brush fire appears to be threatening the amusement park takes it to another level.
— Ryan Reede (@ryreede) June 9, 2019
The video below was captured by Robert Schwemmer, who also shot the photo at the top of this article. Thanks Robert!