Fire crews tackle Chessington blaze

Chessington fireEight fire engines have attended a fire which broke at the Chessington World of Adventures theme park this morning.

The emergency services were called at approximately 8:30am, with the blaze reported as being in a cafe.

It is understood that the fire has occurred in the Creaky Café, in the Transylvania area of the theme park.

The Surrey park is currently open for zoo days only, with the park’s main season having ended earlier this year.

A statement on the attraction’s website 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.”

Local police have said that no injuries have been reported, but have advised motorists to avoid the area.