ORLANDO, Fla. – Dozens of people were injured at a Wrestlemania event in Orlando when fireworks and cables landed on the crowd, authorities said.
Fans packed the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium Sunday night for the event. A cable holding the fireworks collapsed at the end of the show, sending sparkles from the fireworks into the crowd, according to Orlando Fire Department spokesman Greg Hoggatt. There were burn injuries "up and down the stadium," he said.
At least 40 people were injured. Officials said all the injuries were minor, but at least three people were taken to a hospital. Their conditions are not yet known.
The phone number for the press relations office at the WWE Corporate Headquarters has been busy. A message was left with stadium officials.