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  • Massive Fire Engulfs Gatorland

    11/06/2006 6:32:12 AM PST · by Rb ver. 2.0 · 29 replies · 1,039+ views ^ | 11/6/06 | staff
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A massive fire at one of Central Florida's oldest attractions, Gatorland, engulfed the park's gift shop and damaged other surrounding offices and structures, including the well-known alligator mouth entrance Monday, according to Local 6 News. "A fire of this magnitude would be dangerous to fight in any situation but now you have to throw in the fact that there are dangerous animals inside -- alligators that are more than likely spooked by the commotion," Local 6's Jessica Sanchez said. Park official, Heather Goodwin, said firefighters were able to keep the fire contained to the gift shop area...