South East Wales

Barry Island fairground ride breaks, leaving 25 stuck

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Media captionFire crews were called to rescue people from the Snow Storm ride

Firefighters have rescued 25 people who were left stuck on a broken fairground ride for more than two hours.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, at about 19:25 BST on Friday.

The Snow Storm ride is understood to have malfunctioned but fire crews had rescued everybody by 21:45.

A basket holding people stopped 10m (32ft) off the ground, but no-one was injured.

Image copyright Mike Greatrex
Image copyright Mike Greatrex

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