The California State Fair is temporarily closing one of its rides after the same ride killed an 18 year old at the Ohio State Fair and injured several more. The Fire Ball, a ride that spins and swings riders in a pendulum-like motion, was closed Wednesday night and will remain closed until the investigation into the Ohio State Fair accident is completed. Initial reports are that an entire row of seats came loose on the ride in Ohio.
The company who supplies rides to the California State Fair, is different than the one used in Ohio.
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