Video shows firefighters rescuing riders stuck on rollercoaster at SeaWorld San Antonio

The riders were reportedly stranded on SeaWorld’s Wave Breaker rollercoaster

SAN ANTONIO – A new video shows San Antonio firefighters rescuing several riders stuck on a rollercoaster at SeaWorld.

SAFD crews were called out to SeaWorld, located at 10500 Sea World Drive on the far West Side, around 1 p.m. Sunday.

Tweet from SAFD on SeaWorld incident. (SAFD)

The riders were reportedly stranded on SeaWorld’s Wave Breaker rollercoaster. The video shows firefighters utilizing a high-extension ladder to reach the riders and get them down safely.

SeaWorld San Antonio on Monday released the following statement:

“Yesterday at 12:51pm the Wave Breaker roller coaster stopped during the ride. Thirteen guests were onboard. Consistent with our established safety protocols we worked with the San Antonio Fire Department to safely evacuate all guests on the ride. We apologize for the guest inconvenience. The safety of our employees and guests is our top priority.”

Other details surrounding the incident are limited as of yet.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.