Firefall (ride)

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FireFall
California's Great America
Area All American Corners
Coordinates 37°23′48.45″N 121°58′21.71″W / 37.3967917°N 121.9726972°W / 37.3967917; -121.9726972Coordinates: 37°23′48.45″N 121°58′21.71″W / 37.3967917°N 121.9726972°W / 37.3967917; -121.9726972
Status Operating
Cost US$2,000,000
Opening date May 17, 2008 (2008-05-17)
Geauga Lake
Status Relocated to California's Great America
Closing date 2007
General statistics
Attraction type Top Spin
Manufacturer HUSS Park Attractions
Model Suspended Top Spin
Height 60 ft (18 m)
Drop 60 ft (18 m)
Duration 1:36
Height restriction 55–77 in (140–196 cm)
Previous names Texas Twister at Geauga Lake
Fast Lane available

FireFall is a Top Spin manufactured by HUSS Park Attractions at California's Great America. The ride was originally located at Six Flags Ohio (later, Geauga Lake) under the name Texas Twister. Upon the closing of Geauga Lake, the ride was relocated to its sister park, California's Great America, where it currently operates on a modified version of the original ride program. FireFall (as Texas Twister) was the first HUSS Top Spin in North America.

The ride also features a wall of water fountains which rises in front of the vehicle as it swings, giving the illusion that riders may get wet, as well as a finale sequence featuring the water bubbling via pneumatic devices before catching on fire using methane gas. The ride is set to the soundtrack specially composed from The Crypt at Kings Dominion.

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