11 vehicles scorched after fire sparks in Hard Rock Stadium parking lot during Dolphins sport; no reported injuries – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports


MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – A fire that broke out in a parking lot at Hard Rock Stadium during a Miami Dolphins sport consumed almost a dozen vehicles, and investigators consider a tailgate occasion previous the occasion might have performed a task.

Sunday afternoon’s blaze in a distant parking lot of the venue ignited shortly after kickoff.

7News cameras rolled as flames engulfed a number of vehicles.

Fortunately, the fire sparked as soon as most individuals had been already inside for the sport in opposition to the New England Patriots. There had been no injuries reported.

Huge plumes of black smoke had been seen from contained in the stadium and from the freeway.

A Dolphins fan who recognized himself as Jordan described the second he realized there have been vehicles on fire.

“We’re standing here, we’re all having a great time, and we see a lot of big, black smoke over there,” he mentioned. “We’re like, ‘Oh, what’s going on? We start looking and, ‘Oh, it’s a fire. Next thing we know, we hear a few pops; it’s tires going off.”

Miami Gardens Police officers who responded to the scene mentioned somebody left a barbecue pit below their automobile once they went in for the sport.

“Well, somebody forgot to put out the charcoals,” a person is heard saying in cellphone video.

After the sport, followers walked by to see the wreckage, hoping their vehicles had been protected.

Unfortunately, 11 vehicles caught fire. It took firefighters 32 minutes to douse the flames.

Many automobile house owners had no concept in regards to the fire till they walked out to see the charred stays.

Daniel Ladue’s mentioned his automobile was proper subsequent to the fire however was spared.

“We literally just walked up from after the game and saw all the [emergency medical services], obviously the charred up cars,” he mentioned.

Patriots fan Colin Bossio was additionally lucky.

“We’re lucky with the car, for sure,” he mentioned.

When requested in regards to the remaining rating, giving the Dolphins a 20-7 victory over his staff, Bossio replied, “Not as lucky, but it’s all right. It’s only week one.”

The fire has been dominated unintended.

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