Broncos Stadium: Denver Fire Department puts out a major fire

“A small fire that occurred in a construction area near the East Club Lobby at Empower Field at Mile High has been contained by Denver_Fire. That area of ​​the stadium was quickly evacuated as a precaution and there were no injuries,” Empower Field in Mile High said in a tweet.

The fire department posted several photos on Twitter showing large flames engulfing the seats and thick black smoke in the city’s main stadium. Denver Broncos. Another gray smoke appears as the water hits the fire.

It was a “major fire” that burned what he estimated was at least 1,000 square feet, said Greg Bexley, a spokesman for the Denver Fire Department.

“Sprinklers tried to stop the fire, but firefighters were needed to complete the extinguishing. Heavy fires and smoke were found upon our arrival,” the Denver Fire Department said in a tweet.

CNN’s KCNC I mentioned that smoke from the stadium could be seen for miles.

The cause of the fire is unknown, according to the fire department’s Twitter feed.

There was an event taking place on the field, Bexley said, but it was on the second level. It was thought that as many as 100 people might be there.

The facility opened in 2001 adjacent to the site of the former circuit called Mile High Stadium. It has undergone several name changes due to sponsorship deals and was renamed Empower Field at Mile High in 2019.

CNN has reached out to the Broncos for more information about the fire.

according to The schedule is posted on the stadium’s websitethe next event at the facility is the Monster Trucks Show on April 23.
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