Power goes out at Kings Island

Guests were safely unloaded from the few rides that were affected around 6:40 p.m. when the amusement park lost power in limited areas, according to Don Helbig, Kings Island spokesman.

Duke Energy was called at 6:52 p.m., and the power was back on by 7:30 p.m. to most of the park, our news partner WCPO Channel 9 reported.

By 8 p.m. many of the major rides were already back in operation, Helbig said.

It's not clear what caused the outage.

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