Disney Ferris Wheel Breaks Down, Stranding Riders

California Adventure Ferris wheel riders were stranded for about 90 minutes in high heat on Thursday after a ride broke down.

A statement from Disneyland said that Mickey's Fun Wheel was experiencing technical difficulties and that riders were removed from the 150-foot-high wheel.

Around 30 riders were evacuated, with the last exiting around 6 p.m., The Orange County Register reported.

No injuries were reported.

"The safety of our guests and cast members is our highest priority," Disneyland said in a statement.

It's the second such problem in recent months at the theme park.

Riders had to be escorted off the California Screamin' roller coaster in July after the ride stopped due to a technical problem, a park spokesman said. Nobody was hurt.

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