FIREFIGHTERS have rescued three youngsters from a funfair ride in Scarborough.

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said the three, aged about ten, 14 and 17, were stranded about 15 feet above the ground this afternoon when the ride at a fair in Sandside is believed to have broken down.

"Firefighters used 9 metre ladders and manpower to rescue the three, who were uninjured in the ordeal," said a spokesman