Premium Partners

Citi Field Display Case Catches Fire

AthleticBusiness.com has partnered with LexisNexis to bring you this content.

Copyright 2018 Newsday, Inc.


Newsday (New York)

 

A small fire broke out inside Citi Field Wednesday afternoon.

The FDNY said a display case inside the stadium's rotunda caught fire and spewed smoke into the air around 3:42 p.m. The stadium's sprinkler system turned on and put out the fire, according to the FDNY.

"Firefighters came in shortly after and extinguished what was left, which was mostly smoke," an FDNY spokesman said.

In a statement, the Mets said there "was minimal damage, which was non-structural," and no one was in the rotunda during the incident.

Although there were no injuries, there were pedestrians who were near the stadium and they posted pictures and video of the blaze on social media.

The Mets said they were working with the FDNY to determine the cause of the fire.

The Mets complete a seven-game trip Wednesday night in Atlanta and begin a four-game series against the Cubs at Citi Field Thursday night.

Read More of Today's AB Headlines

Subscribe to Our Daily E-Newsletter

 
May 31, 2018
 
 
 

 

Copyright © 2018 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
Buyer's Guide
Information on more than 3,000 companies, sorted by category. Listings are updated daily.
Learn More
Buyer's Guide
AB Show 2022 in Orlando
AB Show is a solution-focused event for athletics, fitness, recreation and military professionals.
Learn More
AB Show