2 teens rescued from Kissimmee slingshot ride after cable breaks

Ride malfunctions at Old Town

Photo: Osceola County Fire Rescue and EMS

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Two teens were rescued from the Old Town Slingshot ride in Kissimmee after one of the cables broke Thursday night, according to the Osceola County Fire Rescue.

Crews said a non-load-bearing cable broke during the ride. (WKMG)

The ride was about 30 to 40 feet in the air during the rescue.

Investigators said as a safety precaution the ride can’t lower the pod below 30 feet when the cable is not functioning.

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