Fire at Vikings stadium construction site quickly put out

Smoke was seen at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site Friday morning but the fire was immediately extinguished and work continued Friday afternoon.

Mortenson Construction statement

“Today at approximately 11:15 a.m. on the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site, workers were welding metal decks and sparks from the work fell onto nearby insulation material, which caught fire. Workers immediately extinguished the fire but smoke from the incident was visible from the project site for a short time.  No one was injured and work has resumed on site.”

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