Fire Rescue Victoria

Crews work to free children stuck in carnival ride in Waurn Ponds

Two children are currently suspended approximately 35 metres in the air in a malfunctioning carnival ride on Pioneer Road and Colac Road in Waurn Ponds. Another two children are also stuck, though significantly closer to ground level.

Saturday 6 November 2021 4:32am

FRV is working alongside CFA, Victoria Police, Worksafe and carnival management to safely return the occupants to the ground.

Crews have raised a Ladder Platform to the children and are working to safely free the uninjured pair.

FRV will remain on scene for some time.

-UPDATE-

The two children suspended 35 metres in the air were safely returned to the ground at 4:30pm. The remaining two children who were suspended several metres in the air though significantly closer to ground level were freed at 4:53pm and 5:06pm respectively.

Reviewed 06 November 2021

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