Safety Concerns at Augusta County Fair

By: David Coy Email
By: David Coy Email

AUGUSTA COUNTY -- The recent roller coaster accident in Texas has many people worried about ride safety. The Augusta County Fair which has many rides and will open in a few weeks.

The fair uses Rosedale attractions for its 12 different rides. The fair marketing director Ellen Shaver-Shank said the group has three ride inspectors to look at the rides. Then additional inspectors from the county look at the rides. Shaver-Shank said there hasn't been any injuries.

"It's a good clean ride. It's just apart of the county fair. Everybody wants rides. Everybody wants to see the animals. Everybody wants to see the petting zoo. It's all apart of the safety and fun of the Augusta County Fair," said Shaver-Shank.

The fair opens August 6-13.

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