The Latest: Police: No foul play as cars burn at Disneyland

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Posted: Feb 13, 2017 10:22 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on car fires in a parking structure at Disneyland (all times local):

7:20 p.m.

Authorities say no foul play is suspected after eight cars burned in a fire in a Disneyland parking structure.

The Anaheim Police Department said four cars were destroyed and four more had major damage in the Monday blaze, and damages are estimated at $180,000.

Seven Disney employees were treated for smoke inhalation. But only one of them was taken to a hospital, and none were considered seriously injured.

The fire broke out about 5 p.m. in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure, which was evacuated and shut down for about two hours before weary families waiting outside to leave could return to their cars.

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5:45 p.m.

Authorities say several cars caught fire in the main parking structure at Disneyland, and about a half-dozen people are being treated for smoke inhalation.

Anaheim police said Monday that the fires that broke out at the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure have been extinguished and firefighters are working to clear smoke. Police say the structure has been evacuated, but five to seven people are being treated for smoke inhalation.

Gray smoke could be seen pouring out of the structure when the blazes were first reported, but it was slowly starting to dissipate.

There was no immediate word on a cause.

The Mickey & Friends Structure, with sections named for Disney characters and trams that take visitors to the entrance to the Disney Resort's two theme parks, is a familiar spot for millions of visitors.