NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There were some tense moments during a Greek festival on Staten Island – when a ride got stuck and trapped several children high above the ground.

Video taken by witnesses captured firefighters climbing ladders and helping three kids and one adult around 7 p.m. Saturday night.

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The festival was at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on Richmond Avenue.

It’s not known what went wrong with the amusement ride, but everyone on board is said to be OK.


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