Huge blaze breaks out at UK THEME PARK as crews race to scene

Dramatic pictures showed the raging inferno and smoke billowing from the treetops at the resort and zoo.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at 11pm in Drayton Bassett, near Tamworth.

Residents were urged to keep their windows and doors closed. 

Crews brought the blaze under control and park officials confirmed all of the animals were safe and no injuries were reported.

A park spokesman added: “It is not yet safe for us to survey the damage. 

“For now, we echo the advice to local residents to keep doors and windows closed, and thank all those involved in the swift and effective response.”

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