Fire erupts on Tennessee Titans field before NFL game when a pyrotechnics device malfunctioned

  • Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans got off to a fiery start.
  • A piece of the pyro equipment erupted in flames during the pregame ceremonies.
  • The fire was extinguished by a stadium employee and the game was able to begin on time without further incident.
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Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans got off to a hotter than expected start due to a pyrotechnic snafu during the pregame ceremonies.

A piece of pyro equipment erupted into flames just ahead of the national anthem at Nissan Stadium, making for a wild scene on the field.

The fire would be extinguished by a stadium employee, and the game would start on time without further incident.

Here is a view of the aftermath.

Tennessee Titans field fire

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Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports
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