Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

Ohio theme park ride running after smoke closure

By: The Associated Press
June 3, 2014 Updated: June 3, 2014 at 1:31 pm
0

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio theme park ride is running again a day after heavy smoke forced riders to evacuate its building.

Kings Island spokesman Don Helbig says the motor that caused the smoke inside the Flight of Fear ride was replaced after the Monday afternoon incident.

Multiple fire crews responded to a report of a structure fire and found the motor was smoking, but not burning. A spokeswoman for the city of Mason said 18 people were exposed to the smoke, and two received treatment but weren't transported Monday.

Power was shut off, and the building was cleared and ventilated.

The indoor roller coaster ride dates back two decades.

The park 25 miles northeast of Cincinnati draws some 3 million visitors a year.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

or
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 
This is your last FREE article for the month
This is your last FREE article for the month

Subscribe now and enjoy Unlimited Digital Access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
You have reached your article limit for the month
You have reached your article limit for the month

We hope that you've enjoyed your complimentary access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 

Exclusive Subscriber Content

You read The Gazette because you care about your community and the local stories you can't find anywhere else.

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber? Get Access | Already a digital subscriber? Log In
 
articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.