A person is lacking after a strong fireplace broke out at an amusement park within the Swedish metropolis of Gothenburg.
The blaze engulfed outside water slides and associated services that had been beneath building, eyewitnesses and rescue companies stated.
Twelve individuals sustained minor accidents in the course of the incident on Monday.
The lacking man had been working on the Oceana water park, a brand new addition to Gothenburg’s Liseberg funfair, which had been scheduled to open later this yr.
“The hearth began at one of many water rides exterior the constructing after which unfold to all the constructing,” Liseberg stated in its assertion.
Police and fireplace officers couldn’t instantly say what brought on the fireplace.
Footage of the fireplace confirmed thick black smoke rising above the town and slides being engulfed by flames whereas a number of fire-fighting automobiles surrounded the realm.
Visitors at a close-by lodge and workplace premises had been led to security.
Police suggested these residing within the space to remain indoors and maintain home windows closed to guard in opposition to fumes.