Threats last night at Magic Kingdom causes closures


A suspicious phone call forced evacuations of a few Magic Kingdom attractions Saturday night at the Walt Disney World Resort. From what we were hearing, Tomorrowland was evacuated, as well as part of Fantasyland.

The decision was made out of an abundance of caution.The evacuation lasted about two hours and the attractions have since reopened.

None of Walt Disney World’s theme parks closed and remained open through the investigation, which was conducted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The rumor mills are saying that someone called in a bomb threat, that there was a bomb inside Space Mountain.  Turned out to be NOT TRUE, no bombs, everything is FINE, don’t worry!  We had heard from a few sources and had some questions asked, so I wanted to let everyone know what the News Outlets are saying. Looks like it was just a nasty prank, and all is well at the Magic Kingdom!  If we hear more, I will be sure to let you know.  Thank you to TMSM Member Steven for the updates!

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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