What happened at Empower Field at Mile High?

ON March 24, 2022, it was announced that a fire had broken out at Empower Field at Mile High.

The stadium is home to the Denver Broncos DenverColorado.

Denver Broncos Empower Field at Mile High burst into flames on March 24, 2022


Denver Broncos Empower Field at Mile High burst into flames on March 24, 2022Photo credit: Denver Fire Department

What happened at Empower Field at Mile High?

A fire had broken out Strengthen the field at Mile High in Denver on 24.

the The Denver Channel reported that the fire had burned down part of the seating area that Thursday afternoon.

the Denver Fire Department said the fire was burning in the suite area and seating area on the third level.

The cause of the fire was not yet known, but pictures showed rows of seats on fire.

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The local news agency reported that the fire was under control by 2:43 p.m.

The fire was also reported to have activated the sprinkler system, but firefighters were called to “completely extinguish the fire”.

What are the officials saying about the fire?

Limited information has been released at this time, with a press conference scheduled at 3pm local time.

At 1:37 p.m., the Denver Fire Department responded Twitter to update the community.

“#DenverFireDepartment crews extinguish a fire at Mile High Stadium, 1701 Bryant. Cause unknown at this time, but the fire has affected the third level suite and seating area.

“The Mile High Stadium fire is now under control. Sprinklers attempted to stop the fire, but firefighters were needed to complete extinguishing. Heavy fire and smoke was noted at our media briefing upon our arrival, which was scheduled to take place at 3pm on the east side of the stadium. @DenSafetyDept@CityofDenver”

At 1:52 p.m. they added that the meeting location had been changed.

“The media briefing has been rescheduled, still at 3pm but on the south side of the stadium. Just west of the north tunnel. #Denverfiredepartment”

The fire at Denver Broncos Stadium's Empower Field at Mile High was brought under control at 2:43 p.m


The fire at Denver Broncos Stadium’s Empower Field at Mile High was brought under control at 2:43 p.mPhoto credit: Denver Fire Department

Were there any injuries from the fire?

Greg Pixley of the Denver Fire Department reported that there were no injuries.

The stadium was empty except for an event on the second level that had about 100 people.

Pixley reported that these individuals were all able to exit the area safely.

According to the local news agency, about 75 firefighters were on site.

A Twitter user responded with gratitude to the fire department’s alarm.

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“Thank you for all you do 24/7 that goes unnoticed and for putting out this fire on our beloved mile high!”

A separate user also wrote: “Patriots fan here. I feel sorry for the Broncos and their fans. I’m glad nobody got hurt.”

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DevanCole is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. DevanCole joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: devancole@dailynationtoday.com.

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