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Universal Studios Hollywood guests rescued from commute after power outage


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Nearly a dozen Universal Studios Hollywood guests had to be rescued on Thursday after they got stuck on a ride when the park’s power was briefly cut off as temperatures soared in Southern California .

The 11 people were on Transformers: The Ride 3D, an indoor virtual dark ride, when the power went out, according to FOX 11 in Los Angeles.

The main entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood theme park stands in Hollywood, California, U.S., Thursday, August 15, 2013.
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“Following a So Cal Edison power outage, we experienced a brief power dip which caused guests to exit certain attractions,” a spokesperson for Universal Studios Hollywood said, Deadline reported. . Power has been fully restored and we are working to bring a few remaining attractions back online. The theme park remains open,” a Universal Studios Hollywood spokesperson said.

Universal Studios Hollywood guests rescued from commute after power outage

Visitors enter ‘Transformers: The Ride-3D’ at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Hollywood, California, U.S. on Thursday, August 15, 2013.
(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

All runners were rescued by 6 p.m. PT and no injuries were reported, according to Deadline and FOX 11.

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