Dorset Police received reports at 1.46pm today, Wednesday 3 August 2016, that a bouncy castle came loose from its position on Shore Road in Swanage.
Officers together with the ambulance service and HM Coastguard attended and established that a giant inflatable slide belonging to a private stallholder as part of the Swanage Carnival week had come loose.
In total nine children were treated at the scene. Most were described as walking wounded and were cared for by on-site paramedics before going home.
Of that nine, one child was taken to hospital as a precaution and three were taken to the minor injuries unit at Swanage Hospital for a further assessment.
None of the injuries sustained are being described as serious.