Maleficent dragon catches fire during parade at Disney World

Posted at 4:50 PM, May 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-11 18:40:08-04

ORLANDO, Fla. — A dragon float from the movie Maleficent caught fire at Disney World's Magic Kingdom Friday afternoon.



Witnesses on scene said it happened during the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, and large plumes of black smoke and flames could be seen coming from the dragon's head, WFTV reports.



Another witness captured a short video of the incident:

The flames were extinguished shortly after.