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Wind overtakes bounce houses w/ kids inside in NY

June 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big scare for some kids and parents was caught on camera as three bounce houses were overtaken by wind in New York.

The incident happened Saturday at a soccer event in Oceanside, N.Y.

Strong winds sent three inflatable bounce houses several feet into the air with children inside. Parents went running to help the kids.

"It just felt like someone was grabbing my neck and they were dragging me," described Lara Rhatigan, who was inside one of the bounce houses.

"I was getting hot dogs and I happened to turn around and I saw the slide blowing in the wind, and I couldn't believe it. It was like something out of a movie," described Lara's mother, Marianna Rhatigan.

Thirteen people suffered minor injuries. Authorities said they don't expect to file any criminal charges.

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