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The fire that destroyed a restaurant in the Chessington World Of Adventures has closed the attraction until Boxing Day.
The fire in the Creaky Cafe started just after 8.30am Saturday morning. Eight crews, from both the London and Surrey Fire and Rescue services, tackled the blaze.
The building, which was only opened earlier this year. covers of an area of some 50 by 50 metres. The London Ambulance service say no-one was injured in the blaze.
A Chessington spokesman said no staff, visitors or animals were injured. On its website, the Surrey theme park confirmed the hotel would stay open but the zoo would be shut to day visitors.
"As a result of the incident, our capacity on park for Festive Zoo days has been severely reduced. Unfortunately this means that the Chessington World of Adventures Resort will be closed up to and including 24th December for guests visiting the park for the day.
"This includes those with pre-booked tickets, walk up guests and Merlin Annual Pass Holders not staying at the Hotel. We would like to sincerely apologise for the disappointment this has caused."
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