Watch: Fire breaks out at amusement park in Sweden

A fire broke out on Monday at an amusement park in the western Swedish city of Gothenburg.

Flames could be seen engulfing outdoor water slides and other facilities that were under construction, witnesses and rescue services said.

No injuries were reported but thick black smoke rose above the city and police advised those living in the area to stay indoors and to keep windows closed to protect against fumes.

No guests were present at the Oceana waterpark, a new addition to Gothenburg’s Liseberg fun fair, which had been scheduled to open later this year, a spokesman for the park said.

Live video showed slides being engulfed by flames while several firefighter vehicles surrounded the area.

“The fire started at one of the water rides outside the building and then spread to the entire building,” Liseberg said in a statement.

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