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Monday Night Football Fans Left in the Dark as Blackouts Hit Candlestick Park

A power outage at Candlestick Park in San Francisco delayed the Monday night match up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers by 20 minutes. A second outage hit during the second quarter and caused a stoppage of 16 minutes.

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Dec. 19, 2011: Fans and officials wait in Candlestick Park stadium during a power outage before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in San Francisco.

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Dec. 19, 2011: Fans stand at Candlestick Park after a power outage before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in San Francisco.

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Dec. 19, 2011: Candlestick Park is dimly lit during a power outage before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in San Francisco.

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Dec. 19, 2011: Fans and officials wait at Candlestick Park during a power outage before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in San Francisco.

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Monday Night Football Fans Left in the Dark as Blackouts Hit Candlestick Park

A power outage at Candlestick Park in San Francisco delayed the Monday night match up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers by 20 minutes. A second outage hit during the second quarter and caused a stoppage of 16 minutes.

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