FAIRGROUND thrillseekers have been left stranded 170ft in the air after a ride broke down on New Year’s Eve.
Firefighters are racing to rescue the six adults and two children stuck 52m – 170ft – in the basket of a carousal in Rennes, the capital of Brittany in France.
Firefighters are racing to reach the attraction and will have to make the eight people stuck – including two children – abseil down the attraction.
At the scene, Journalist Samuel Nohra tweeted: “The Firefighters will go up to 52m and then make the 8 people abseiling including two children stranded.
“They are well and have to be patient”.
Dramatic footage shows firefighters beginning their ascent to reach those trapped.
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