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T-Rex figure breathes smoke and fire as amusement park evacuated in Russia
Three meter high Tyrannosaurus Rex figure in amusement park in Sibay, Russia caught fire on Thursday (August 23), causing the evacuation of the park.
The incident was filmed by onlookers who watched the dinosaur turn into a dragon for a few minutes. The figure, filled with foam rubber, burned to the ground in less than 10 minutes.
Local representatives of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations issued a statement saying a possible reason for the fire were sparks released from nearby welding works. No injuries were reported.