Bear Rescued From Six Flags Amusement Park After Getting Trapped In The Back

by: Nouran SalahiehNexstar Multimedia Cable

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(KTLA) – California firefighters rescued a bear that became trapped in land behind Six Flags Magic Mountain last week, authorities said.

The bear wandered the grounds of the Valencia amusement park on May 5 and somehow got stuck between two cargo trailers, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

A team from the fire department arrived on the scene, accompanied by officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and animal control.

“They worked diligently and patiently over the next several hours to free the bear,” the man said. The fire department said in a press release.

Members of the LA County Fire Department work to rescue a bear that became trapped at Six Flags Magic Mountain. (Los Angeles County Fire Department)

Once the bear was sedated, firefighters used equipment to move one of the trailers to reach the animal.

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Footage shared by the fire department showed the sedated bear being prepared for transport.

Firefighters said the animal was safely moved by California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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