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Photos: Firefighters Battle A Fire On Magic Mountain's 'Colossus' Roller Coaster

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Wow, you might say that Colossus is going out in a blaze of glory!

Firefighters have responded to a fire that burned and has since collapsed one of the higher tracks on Magic Mountain's on-hiatus Colossus roller coaster. The ride closed last month but will be reborn next year as the 'hybrid' Twisted Colossus.

Update (2:45 p.m.): A spokeswoman with Magic Mountain told ABC 7 that the fire "was started while work was being done to disassemble the ride."

The park, as many know, is very visible from the 5 freeway which prompted many of you people on social media to dangerously tweet and drive:

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The news chopppers on a terribly slow news day decided to get in on the action, too: