Two men were transported to the hospital after small explosion at Raymond James Stadium, the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on Thursday afternoon.
According to a report from a local NBC Affiliate, the two men were working on a gas line when it sparked and created an explosion.
Both men were transported to the hospital with trauma injuries. It’s unclear how significant their injuries are.
Here’s more from the report:
Stephen Hegarty, a spokesman for the Tampa Police Department, says two men were working on a gas line in a vending area at the stadium when the explosion happened. According to Hegarty, the explosion was caused by a spark that ignited.
The team is now investigating the cause of the explosion.
Tampa Bay is currently en route to Pittsburgh for a preseason contest against the Steelers on Friday night. The Buccaneers and Steelers square off in their first preseason game at 7:30 p.m. ET from Heinz Field. The game will be broadcast on NFL Network.
As for Raymond James Stadium, the explosion doesn’t appear to have caused significant damage.
Stay tuned for updates on the developing situation.