ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —  The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover at Disney's Magic Kingdom temporarily closed Thursday evening. 

  • PeopleMover was temporarily closed Thursday
  • Reports of smoke at the attraction
  • No word yet on the cause 

Guests were reportedly evacuated after smoke was seen at the attraction. 

Eryka Washington, the communication manager for the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Disney’s government, said the agency’s firefighters got a call at 5:24 p.m. and immediately responded.

They cleared the scene within 10 minutes.

“There was no fire. There was smoke,” Washington said. She didn’t know what caused the smoke.

Video posted to social media appear to show white smoke. 

A Disney spokesperson said the ride had reopened as of 7:20 p.m., but provided no details regarding what caused the smoke and the ride closure.

The PeopleMover takes riders on a narrated tour around Tomorrowland and includes behind-the-scenes looks at Space Mountain and Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin.


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