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Look: NBA Game Suspended, Fans Evacuated After Speaker Catches Fire

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On Saturday night an NBA game was suspended and fans were evacuated after an arena speaker caught fire.

Saturday's Pacers-Raptors NBA came to an abrupt halt when fans noticed flames coming from a speaker up in the rafters.

The game was paused shortly thereafter as a fire crew arrived on scene. Fans were then asked to evacuate the arena due to smoke.

"Fans had to be evacuated from the Raptors–Pacers game after a speaker caught on fire at Scotiabank Arena," Sports Illustrated tweeted.

"The Pacers-Raptors game in Toronto was suspended and the arena was evacuated due to smoke. The fire chief declared no threat to public safety," ESPN wrote.

"Pacers-Raptors has been suspended after a speaker caught fire. Everyone has been asked to evacuate Scotiabank Arena," Bleacher Report tweeted.

"Here’s the speaker that caught on fire, which caused the Pacers-Raptors game to be suspended at Scotiabank Arena," Clutch Points said.

"The @Raptors-@Pacers game has been suspended after one of the speaker caught fire. Scotiabank Arena has been evacuated," Sportsnet wrote.

It's extremely fortunate no fans were impacted. This could have gotten bad. Here's what the Raptors had to say about the incident: "Update on Raptors vs. Pacers. Game at Scotiabank Arena is paused. More information to come."

It's unclear when the Raptors vs. Pacers game will resume. Toronto leads Indiana 66-38 late in the second quarter.