UPDATE: A Walt Disney World spokesperson did confirm that no guests or cast members were hurt. The area was quickly cleared and the fire extinguished safely.
Twitter User MartinMJ22 some further details of the Maleficent float catching fire at the Magic Kingdom including that Walt Disney World handled the situation quickly and safely.
It's all kicking off at the Magic Kingdom! The parade went past us and the mechanical Dragon was all good until it burst into flames! Parade closed and the fire was promptly put out. The dragon was not looking the best after as you can see. pic.twitter.com/6DsWL1NK5M
— Martin MJ (@MartinMJ22) May 11, 2018