Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

P. 1080: Pantheon track pieces begin to arrive at the park!
Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 10 guests
Discuss theme parks, roller coasters, and mules!
I Guess Donkeys Are Okay
 
Posts: 1
Joined: 21 Jul 2018
Gender: None specified

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby snowman6996 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:15 pm

Escape from Pompeii Caught fire tonight at busch gardens. Its reported as a total loss.

I Love Donkeys!
 
Posts: 37
Joined: 15 Apr 2018
Gender: None specified

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby HeyItsKrabs » Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:26 pm

According to ParkFans Escape from Pompeii is currently on fire. Don't know anything else about it, as nobody has reported on it yet.
bgwfire.png
From DexBoss_ of Reddit

I've gone pantless!
User avatar
 
Posts: 34350
Joined: 21 Sep 2005
Location: In the lair of the Huge Hummel Boy (which is conveniently located near Williamsburg, Va.)
Gender: Male
Age: 59

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:41 pm

Local news coverage: https://wtkr.com/2018/07/21/small-fire-breaks-out-at-busch-gardens/

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – A small fire broke out on the roof of the Escape from Pompeii water ride in Italy village earlier this evening.

The ride was not operating at the time the fire started and no guests were in the area, according to authorities.

The James City County Fire Department responded immediately and the fire was extinguished without incident.
Image
Image

Site Admin
User avatar
 
Posts: 48167
Joined: 01 Feb 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Gender: Male

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby robbalvey » Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:42 pm

snowman6996 wrote:Escape from Pompeii Caught fire tonight at busch gardens. Its reported as a total loss.

Really? Because here it's being reported as a "small roof fire" https://wtkr.com/2018/07/21/small-fire-breaks-out-at-busch-gardens/

Also, you're banned for spreading "fake news."
Last edited by robbalvey on Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:42 pm.

Why do I still have a donkey title???
User avatar
 
Posts: 14646
Joined: 16 Feb 2005
Location: The bar
Gender: Male
Age: 31

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:21 pm

They really don’t mess around when it comes to theming. :lol:

In all seriousness, we love this ride. Hopefully it reopens soon.

When I grow up, I want to breed donkeys!
 
Posts: 604
Joined: 26 Jan 2018
Location: Baltimore-Washington Area
Gender: Male
Age: 17

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby JG-77 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:27 pm

It’s like amusement parks themed to different European countries are cursed to get a fire. First Europa and now here!

Yeah ik Europa’s Fire was quite bigger but it’s still a somewhat interesting coincidence
1. El Toro :airtime: 2. El Toro :airtimer: 3. El Toro :airtime: 4. El Toro :airtimer: --- I'm not good at ranking...

the ghost seems to think there is a "Donkey Fairy"
User avatar
 
Posts: 489
Joined: 15 Dec 2013
Location: St. Louis, MO
Gender: Male
Age: 27

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Coaster19 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:31 am

robbalvey wrote:
snowman6996 wrote:Escape from Pompeii Caught fire tonight at busch gardens. Its reported as a total loss.

Really? Because here it's being reported as a "small roof fire" https://wtkr.com/2018/07/21/small-fire-breaks-out-at-busch-gardens/

Also, you're banned for spreading "fake news."


I can confirm this that it was a small roof fire.

Thank you for banning such idiots that spread this crap. Even if you were near the ride, you wouldn’t have been able to tell.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
...make today a glorious day, you never know who you will influence...

Just Another Life Experience


Image

I just swallowed a whole donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 732
Joined: 31 Jul 2013
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Gender: Male

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Jaykethekid » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:41 am

That's unfortunate to hear even if it was just a small roof fire. Hopefully they can make whatever repairs necessary to get the ride back open (and hopefully touch up a few areas while they're at it). Just glad to hear it wasn't a total loss as it was one of my favorite dark ride style attractions anywhere.

Donkeys are my way of life!
User avatar
 
Posts: 516
Joined: 14 Jul 2017
Location: Richmond, VA
Gender: Male
Age: 27

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterAuditor » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:43 am

Hoping the damage is minimal! I love that ride :(
I'm an accountant that's obsessed with roller coasters
Knoebels > Everywhere

1. El Toro 2. Intimidator 305 3. Phoenix 4. Millennium Force 5. New Texas Giant

118 Coasters
16 Parks

Why do I still have a donkey title???
User avatar
 
Posts: 9296
Joined: 27 Jul 2013
Location: At KD
Gender: Male
Age: 32

Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:52 am

LiftThrill wrote:If coming to an e-stop on the midcourse causes a concussion, then Boomerang brakes cause a f*cking skull fracture....


:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

Image
Bigger is not always better.

PreviousNext

Return to Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys!

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 10 guests

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron