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Major Problem At Today's Rose Bowl Parade

The Rose Bowl game for Iowa vs. Stanford.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: A general view of the exterior of the Rose Bowl before the 102nd Rose Bowl Game between the Stanford Cardinal and the Iowa Hawkeyes on January 1, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)

We're a few hours away from this year's Rose Bowl between Ohio State and Washington. Hopefully the game goes off smoother than the annual parade did today.

The Tournament of Roses is as big of a tradition as the game itself. However, it was marred slightly this year.

At one point, one of the floats broke down and caught on fire.

Adding irony to the situation was the fact that the fire brigade was apparently directly behind the faulty float.

Thankfully, it appears no one was hurt, though a tow truck had to be used.

The Rose Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN.

It will be the final game of Urban Meyer's tenure at Ohio State. Ryan Day will officially take over the program tomorrow.