The Ionia Free Fair has been in full swing since Thursday and will continue through Saturday. It features everything from games, special events, great fair food, Figure 8 Derby, the rodeo and of course lots of rides with a big midway.

Unfortunately, by Friday afternoon one of those midway rides, the Equinox, had malfunctioned twice, the second time resulting in people having to be rescued from the ride by workers climbing a ladder to free them.

According to Fox 17 West Michigan's website, the ride will now be shut down and won't be re-opened for the rest of the fair.

Get more information about the Ionia Free Fair here, and more info about the Equinox malfunction from Fox 17 West Michigan here.

 

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