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Busch Gardens employee injured in train fire

Busch Gardens employee injured in train fire

A Busch Gardens employee sustained minor injuries after a train at the park caught on fire Thursday, Busch Gardens spokeswoman Cindy Sarko said in an email.

James City County Fire Department crews responded to the park and extinguished the fire, Sarko said.

The train fire occurred in the New France area of Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and the fire is contained, according to Sarko.

The injured employee was treated for injuries as a precaution, Sarko said.

No guests or animals at the park were involved, and areas surrounding the fire were evacuated, according to Sarko.

The train was not in service at the time of the fire, Sarko said.

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