Amusement ride safety at Belpre Homecoming

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - It's the start of homecoming season and many are concerned about the safety of carnival rides after the fatality at the Ohio State Fair.

The company supplying the rides at the upcoming Belpre Homecoming say safety is of the utmost importance. The rides from JCJ Amusements are put through daily inspections.

Engineers test the equipment to look for cracks and monitor the strength of the steel.These check-ups are logged for state officials to see.

Belpre Homecoming starts Thursday and runs through Saturday.

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