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Fire Destroys Cars In Hard Rock Stadium Lot During Miami Dolphins Game

MIAMI GARDENS, FL — An unmanned barbecue within the Hard Rock Stadium parking zone sparked a fireplace that destroyed a number of automobiles Sunday afternoon because the Miami Dolphins confronted off towards the New England Patriots on the sector, in keeping with experiences.

Despite the emergency exterior the stadium, the Dolphins went on to win their opening-day sport 20-7, ESPN reported.

More than 10 automobiles had been destroyed within the blaze in a distant parking zone, which was reported round 1:30 p.m., in keeping with the Miami Herald. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the fireplace.

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Josh Moser, a sports activities anchor with WSVN, tweeted video of the smoke, which could possibly be seen from the stands, in the course of the sport.

“Uh oh! Smoke coming from the parking lot of the NE corner of (Hard Rock Stadium,)” he tweeted. “Hopefully, all is good at the tailgate!”

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Minutes later, he tweeted that the smoke was from a automobile fireplace and that MDFR “had it under control.”

Moser added, “It’s hot down here in (Miami).”

The Only in Dade weblog additionally tweeted a video of the thick plume of smoke within the Hard Rock Stadium parking zone.

One Dolphins fan informed WSVN, “We’re standing here, we’re all having a great time, and we see a lot of big, black smoke over there,” he stated. “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.”

Most homeowners of the automobiles destroyed within the lot had been unaware of the fireplace till after the sport was over.

Scott Dellorfano, the proprietor of a Mercedes S63 with about $3,000 contained in the automotive on the time of the fireplace, informed NBC Miami, “They stated a grill caught on fireplace, it set off one other automotive that blew up and it took our 5 – 6 automobiles. That’s what the police informed me. I bought insurance coverage, you name stadium authorized individuals, after which go from there,”


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