UK
21/12/2013 11:46 GMT

Chessington World Of Adventures Closed After Fire In Cafe

One of Britain's largest theme parks has been closed after a fire.

Firefighters raced to Chessington World of Adventures, in Surrey, after a fire started in its Creaky Cafe.

The park said it closed due to "unforeseen circumstances".

Nobody was believed to be hurt.

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The theme park was closed

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "There are some road closures in place to ensure people are kept a safe distance away."

London Ambulance Service received a call about the fire at 9am and sent emergency response crews to the scene.

In a statement on its website, Chessington said: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, Chessington will be closed today.

"If you had tickets booked for today they will be valid for another day in the future. Further updates will follow."

A fire control officer said there was an "eight-pump fire" at the Creaky Cafe.