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15 Dec 18
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In einem Facebook-Post bestätigt der inzwischen geschlossene Zoo: "Die Tier-Teams des Zoos arbeiten daran, alle Tiere vom Vorfall zu entfernen." Bild: Feuer ist aus dem Zoo zu sehen. Bild: FYJJoinery Das Online-Video zeigt riesige Rauchschwaden von der Spitze eines Gebäudes. Der Zoo sagte, dass die Feuerwehr das Feuer besucht, das im Monsoon Forest Habitat ausgebrochen […]

15 Dec 18
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image rights David wears Chester Zoo has a big fire evacuating visitors and animals. The location is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK. The zoo tweeted The flame had broken out in their habitat in the monsoon forest. It said the teams were working to bring the flame under control and […]

15 Dec 18
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In a desperate attempt to relive some of my childhood memories, I have recently delved into Aum Kunzang Choden’s 2006 edition of ‘Folktales of Bhutan’ with its illustrations that help make the stories even richer, especially since the descriptions of migoi, Rolong, dermo and Lu have become hazy on the bumpy road to adulthood. However the first […]

15 Dec 18
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"About 40 animals evacuated by zoo staff" According to a witness, about 40 animals were safe from the fire. Emma Flanagan, 29, from Bristol, visited the zoo today with her father, partner and one – year – old son and took pictures of the fire. She told Echo of Liverpool: "We saw the fire on […]

15 Dec 18
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In a Facebook post, the zoo confirmed, "The zoo's animal teams are working to get all animals out of the incident." Image: Fire can be seen from the zoo. Image: FYJJoinery The online video shows huge clouds of smoke from the top of a building. The zoo said the fire department visits the fire that […]

15 Dec 18
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Image copyright David Wearing A large fire has broken out at Chester Zoo prompting an evacuation of visitors and animals. The site is one of the most popular tourism venues in the UK. The zoo tweeted that the blaze had broken out in its Monsoon Forest habitat. It said teams were working to bring the […]

15 Dec 18
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Chester Zoo has been evacuated after a huge fire broke out at the attraction in the north-west of England. 

Visitors and animals had to be led away from the blaze as fire crews tried to bring the fire at the Monsoon Forest area under control. 

Pictures and video showed huge clouds of black smoke pouring out of the venue, which is home to 21,000 animals. 

One witness tweeted that the blaze ‘seemed to be getting worse’ and had ‘broken through in multiple places’.  

15 Dec 18
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Chester Zoo is EVACUATED as huge fire breaks out at wildlife park that is home to 21,000 animalsVisitors and animals had to be led away from the huge blaze at Chester ZooHuge clouds or black smoke were seen pouring out of the venue on SaturdayDid you see what happened? Get in touch – tim.stickings@mailonline.co.uk By […]

15 Dec 18
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A Chester Zoo spokesperson has confirmed a fire has broken out in its Monsoon Forest Habitat attraction and visitors and animals are being evacuated from the zoo

15 Dec 18
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A Chester Zoo spokesperson has confirmed a fire has broken out in its Monsoon Forest Habitat attraction and visitors and animals are being evacuated from the zoo — Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) December 15, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

15 Dec 18
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The popular attraction is home to more than 21,000 animals.

15 Dec 18
The Scottish Sun
A HUGE fire has broken out at Chester Zoo as emergency crews evacuated thousands of animals from Britain’s most-visited zoo. Massive flames and dark smoke was seen billowing from the blaze, which broke out in the Monsoon Forest – the UK’s largest indoor zoo exhibit. Chester Zoo confirmed a fire had broken out at the Monsoon habitat enclosure this morning The zoo in Upton, Cheshire, issued a statement confirming that the fire brigade is attending a fire in the Monsoon Forest habitat. “Visitors have been evacuated and asked to leave the zoo as teams work to bring the situation under control,” they wrote in a tweet. “The zoo’s animal teams are working to move all animals away from the incident.” The Monsoon Forest is home to Sumatran orangutans, Sulawesi macaques and the Sunda gharial crocodile. Emergency crews are working to remove all animals safely from the enclosure Flames and dark smoke were seen erupting from Chester Zoo shortly before midday today One visitor claimed that 40 animals had been evacuated from the blaze. Emma Flanagan, 29, from Bristol, was visiting the zoo today with her dad, partner and one-year-old son when the blaze broke out. She told the Manchester Evening News: “We saw the fire as we arrived, we thought it may be the zoo but we went into the car park anyway. “The building which was on fire looked like it was made from some sort of highly flammable material because it was just burning away. Were you at the zoo or did you see what happened? Get in touch by calling 020 7822 4370 or email phoebe.cooke@the-sun.co.uk We can confirm that the fire brigade is attending a fire in our Monsoon Forest habitat. Visitors have been evacuated and asked to leave the zoo as teams work to bring the situation under control. The zoo's animal teams are working to move all animals away from the incident. — Chester Zoo (@chesterzoo) December 15, 2018 Such a shame, huge fire at Chester Zoo. Being evacuated 😦 pic.twitter.com/ILQFcRMkHQ — andy (@andyl17) December 15, 2018 “One of the members of staff said it was one of the islands where the fire was. “He said around 40 animals had been evacuated, people were still in there but they were getting told to leave.” Shocking footage showed a flames erupting from the roof of the zoo shortly before midday today. David Alan Wearing tweeted: “Fire at Chester Zoo – hope humans and animals evacuated safely – fire crews arriving on their scene.” Just 30 minutes later he posted a second video showing that the flames had now gone, writing: “Looks like under fire control”. While a Twitter user who calls himself just Andy on Twitter wrote: “Such a shame, huge fire at Chester Zoo. Being evacuated :(. Chester Zoo is the most visited wildlife attraction in the whole of the UK, and holds a large and diverse collection. According to 2007 records, over half the species at the zoo appeared on the IUCN Red List and 155 were classified as threatened species. More to follow… For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun.
15 Dec 18
The Sun
A HUGE fire has broken out at Chester Zoo as emergency crews evacuated thousands of animals from Britain’s most-visited zoo. Massive flames and dark smoke was seen billowing from the blaze, which broke out in the Monsoon Forest – the UK’s largest indoor zoo exhibit. Emergency crews are working to remove all animals safely from the enclosure Zoo staff were leading visitors and animals were led to safety, but by 1pm it was unclear how many more were in danger. In an updated statement shortly before 1pm, they confirmed that fire crews were still tackling the blaze in the Monsoon Forest habitat. “We can confirm that the fire brigade is currently fighting a fire in our Monsoon Forest habitat. “Visitors have been evacuated & our response team is working alongside emergency services to bring the situation under control. The zoo is now closed. We’ll update as soon as we can.” Chester Zoo is now closed as firefighters continue to tackle the blaze The Monsoon Forest habitat at Chester Zoo “Visitors have been evacuated and asked to leave the zoo as teams work to bring the situation under control,” they wrote in a tweet. “The zoo’s animal teams are working to move all animals away from the incident.” The Monsoon Forest is home to Sumatran orangutans, Sulawesi macaques and the Sunda gharial crocodile. One visitor claimed that 40 animals had been evacuated from the blaze. We can confirm that the fire brigade is currently fighting a fire in our Monsoon Forest habitat. Visitors have been evacuated & our response team is working alongside emergency services to bring the situation under control. The zoo is now closed. We’ll update as soon as we can. — Chester Zoo (@chesterzoo) December 15, 2018 Emma Flanagan, 29, from Bristol, was visiting the zoo today with her dad, partner and one-year-old son when the blaze broke out. She told the Manchester Evening News: “We saw the fire as we arrived, we thought it may be the zoo but we went into the car park anyway. “The building which was on fire looked like it was made from some sort of highly flammable material because it was just burning away. “One of the members of staff said it was one of the islands where the fire was. Were you at the zoo or did you see what happened? Get in touch by calling 020 7822 4370 or email phoebe.cooke@the-sun.co.uk Such a shame, huge fire at Chester Zoo. Being evacuated 😦 pic.twitter.com/ILQFcRMkHQ — andy (@andyl17) December 15, 2018 “He said around 40 animals had been evacuated, people were still in there but they were getting told to leave.” Shocking footage showed a flames erupting from the roof of the zoo shortly before midday today. David Alan Wearing tweeted: “Fire at Chester Zoo – hope humans and animals evacuated safely – fire crews arriving on their scene.” While a Twitter user who calls himself just Andy on Twitter wrote: “Such a shame, huge fire at Chester Zoo. Being evacuated :(. Chester Zoo is the most visited wildlife attraction in the whole of the UK, and holds a large and diverse collection. According to 2007 records, over half the species at the zoo appeared on the IUCN Red List and 155 were classified as threatened species. More to follow… For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun.