Fire Official: Universal Studios Fire an Accident

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Universal City, Calif (AP) A Los Angeles County Fire Official says the fire that ripped through sets and attractions at Universal Studios has been ruled an accident.

Capt. Mike Brown said Monday that a preliminary investigation has found that the fire that erupted about 4:30 a.m. Sunday was an accident. Brown has not revealed the specific cause.

The fire began on a streetscape featuring New York brownstone facades at the 400-acre property.

It then destroyed a King Kong attraction, the courthouse square from “Back To The Future” and a streetscape featured in “Spider-Man 2” and “Transformers.”

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