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Jul 26, 2017

The rides are designed to be portable. They're used all summer at fairs across the country.

Jul 26, 2017

The state inspectors check rides all summer. They're at all the county fairs and then it's "all hands on deck" for state fair.

Jul 26, 2017

Inspectors told me they "check every nut and bolt". They're checking manufacturer's specs. Making sure everything fits those specs.

Jul 26, 2017

The OH Dept of Ag handles inspections. Monday they said they inspect rides several times during setup. More during fair.

Jul 26, 2017

My heart is just broken hearing someone died and others were hurt at the State Fair. I was live in front of that ride Monday. Tragic.

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