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Fire won't delay Colossus reopening, Magic Mountain says
Fire won't delay Colossus reopening, Magic Mountain says

A fire Monday that damaged the Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain will not delay the reopening of the iconic attraction next spring, theme park officials said. "It will have no impact whatsoever on the timing," park spokeswoman Sue Carpenter said Tuesday. The peak season for theme parks begins during spring break and continues through summer. The giant coaster--once the world's tallest and fastest wooden coaster--was shut down Aug. 17 so workers could overhaul the ride with new steep banks, rolls and spirals on steel tracks. The 36-year-old ride will reopen as Twisted Colossus. But during the work to remove the old tracks Monday, a welder's...

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