Crews Respond at Universal After Group Inhales Potentially Toxic Fumes

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First responders were called to Universal Orlando Resort on Monday afternoon after a potential hazmat situation unfolded.

First reported by WESH 2, the Orlando Fire Department responded to a possible hazmat situation at Universal’s CityWalk after a group of Universal Team Members reacted to cleaning material in an underground area.

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The Team Members evacuated the area and called the Orlando Fire Department. A total of 10 people were thought to have inhaled the fumes, but everyone refused the ambulance and no injuries were reported.

Twitter account Universally Addicted (@UniversallyAdd) shared a photo of the Fire Department responding to the call at Universal’s CityWalk.

WESH 2 News Reports: The Orlando fire department responded to a possible hazmat situation at Universal CityWalk Orlando Monday afternoon. Ten people thought they might have inhaled the fumes, but in the end everyone refused the ambulance and no one was hurt.

Related: Multiple Guests Hospitalized After Riding Popular Universal Orlando Attraction


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Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

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Then, don’t forget about all the amazing attractions like Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Also in major Universal Parks News, Epic Universe— the largest Universal Park in the world— is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.

Inside the Magic will continue to keep you updated on this investigation and more.

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! And, who could forget about the Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’! Universal is also in the midst of building its biggest theme park ever, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?

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