Kali River Rapids Rescue

Kali River Rapids

Kali River Rapids

Firefighters from the Reedy Creek Emergency Services were called to Disney’s Animal Kingdom park today to assist after 12 people were stuck on a halted ride.

The guest were passengers on the Kali River Rapids attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, said Bo Jones, assistant fire chief for Reedy Creek.

The guests were stranded on the ride for 40 minutes.

Firefighters remove stranded guests from ride.

Firefighters remove stranded guests from ride.

“No one was in jeopardy or in a dangerous situation,” Jones said. The guest got stuck after “some sort of malfunction on the ride,” Jones added, but it’s not clear what caused the malfunction. None of the passengers were injured. Firefighters were called to the scene at 1:21 p.m. and by 2 p.m. everyone was off the ride, Jones said.

No injuries were reported.

kali-river-rapids-flagsDisney describes Kali River Rapids as a “rip-roaring, river raft ride that takes you on a tour through a lush jungle landscape.”

Disney officials said that the river was being drained and the ride would reopen later.
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One thought on “Kali River Rapids Rescue

  1. tadasherz says:

    This happened every single day for a week back in October and we would have to call Reedy Creek. This is no big deal. (I worked there for my DCP last Fall)


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