No animals inside Six Flags Great Adventure Safari barn consumed by fire



    No animals were inside a barn when a fire broke out at the Six Flags Great Adventure Safari property in Jackson Monday evening, a park official said. 

    Firefighters responded to the scene around 10:30 p.m. and found heavy fire conditions inside a pole barn, according to department sources. 

    The blaze was extinguished shortly before 11:00 p.m.

    “No animals were injured, and all are safely inside the safari,” park spokeswoman Kristin B. Siebeneicher said. “The safety of our animals and team members is our top priority.”

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    The cause of the fire is under investigation, Siebeneicher added. 

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