As wildfires continue to ravage the West Coast, specifically California and Oregon, Disneyland Resort has begun to see the effects of this unfortunate natural disaster.
The sky over Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure, and the Downtown Disney shopping and dining district is now glowing orange from wildfire flames.
Instagram user @raidendaigo shared this incredible image of the Maleficent dragon perched atop the Downtown Disney LEGO store with a bright orange sky in the background. The impactful photo was shared without comment and only featured the hashtag #cafires.
It is important to note that both Disneyland Part and Disney California Adventure are closed at this time. Downtown Disney has begun its phased reopening, with certain shopping and dining options now available to Guests.
Instagrammer @thecalibae also shared several photos of the orange sky over Disneyland Resort, including this one of the esplanade area between Disney’s two California theme parks.
The photo series was captioned:
No editing or filter on these photos. Air quality is bad right now in Anaheim. The ashes were falling this morning also. Wearing a mask definitely helps in these conditions ?????
This photo, in particular, shows the ash from the fires falling on Disneyland.
Governor Gavin Newsom and the California State Legislature are deploying the resources of the CA Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to assist all of the cities and counties impacted by the wildfires that are continuing to rage right now.
In a Tweet this afternoon, Cal OES shared:
CALOES is helping local first responders prepare for #redflag fire weather. We’re pre-positioning firefighting resources in many counties around California. See more here. bit.ly/33c9zTb @CalOES_Dir @CAgovernor @FEMARegion9
CALOES is helping local first responders prepare for #redflag fire weather. We’re pre-positioning firefighting resources in many counties around California. See more here. https://t.co/5QVSAS8Sh3 @CalOES_Dir @CAgovernor @FEMARegion9
— Cal OES (@Cal_OES) September 9, 2020
If you are a resident of California and you need immediate assistance or have questions regarding air quality, contact your local emergency services or non-emergency police line for help, depending on the specifics of your situation.
The ITM team sends our best wishes to those impacted by the West Coast wildfires and hope you all stay safe!
What are your thoughts on these images of the wildfire sky over Disneyland Resort?