Children freed from stuck carnival ride

Four children have been rescued from a stuck carnival ride in Geelong after close to three hours spent suspended up to 35 metres in the air.

Emergency services were called to the family carnival being held at Waurn Ponds shopping centre in southern Geelong about 2pm on Saturday.

Fire Rescue Victoria says two children were suspended around 35 metres in the air, with another two trapped on the ride "though significantly closer to ground level".

About 5pm the four children were separately released and safely brought back to the ground.

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