Fire breaks out at Universal Studio Hollywood, destroys sets

Posted Sunday, June 1, 2008 9:19 PM | Contributed by Jeff

A pressurized cylinder exploded at Universal Studios on Sunday, injuring two firefighters as they tried to fight a blaze that began earlier in the day, Los Angeles authorities said. The fast-moving, early morning blaze destroyed several movie sets and the King Kong exhibit.

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Sunday, June 1, 2008 10:26 PM
It's all over the news. Sad, but at least no major injuries. Things can be rebuilt. The videos and tapes that were destroyed can be replaced as they have copies stored elsewhere.

Not the first major fire there though, perhaps they need upgraded fire protection/sprinklers systems, even on movie sets.

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Monday, June 2, 2008 5:46 AM
I have a crazy idea that in the next year, we might see a disaster movie based around this.
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Thursday, June 5, 2008 9:25 AM
Not even the first major fire to hit the monkey show!

--Dave Althoff, Jr.

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