Fire breaks out on field before Colts-Titans game

Mike Organ, Nashville Tennessean
Published 1:18 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2019 | Updated 2:46 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2019CLOSE
A fire broke out on the Nissan Stadium sidelines after Titans pregame introductions on Sunday before Colts-Titans.
Erik Bacharach, USA TODAY NETWORK – TennesseeThe action started early at Nissan Stadium Sunday before the Tennessee Titans-Indianapolis Colts game when a fire broke out next to the field.A piece of equipment after a pyro launch erupted in flames on the sidelines near the 5-yard line next to the tunnel where the Titans enter the field.The fire began less than 10 minutes before the noon central game time. The fire was quickly extinguished by a stadium employee.The national anthem was performed as soon as the fire was put out. The game start time was unaffected by the fire, with kickoff being held as scheduled.Part of the pyrotechnics equipment burst into flame shortly after the #Titans’ entrance at Nissan Stadium.— Erik Bacharach (@ErikBacharach) September 15, 2019

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