For anyone who ever J1-ed or traveled to California and visited the Six Flags Magic Mountain, this is going to be some sad news/viewing.
A fire ripped through one of the parks most famous roller coasters 'Colossus' yesterday after workers updating the 36-year-old ride with a new metal track accidentally set the platform ablaze. No one was hurt in the fire but the ride was damaged, with TMZ reporting that firefighters were called to the scene around 1:30 PM local time yesterday before the fire was put out.
— Marcus Smith (@MarcusSmithKTLA) September 8, 2014
The Colossus, apart from being a great ride, was also famous for having featured in Colossus has been featured in tons of TV shows and movies like "National Lampoon's Vacation", "Wonder Woman", "Step by Step", "Knight Rider" and the "A-Team."
— Julie Sone (@JulieSone) September 8, 2014
Here's what it was like to ride the Colossus for the magical three minutes that it took.