No injuries reported in construction equipment fire at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

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There were no injuries reported in a construction equipment fire near Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Thursday.

The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a report of a heavy equipment fire at approximately 12:40 p.m., according to the Manhattan Mercury.

A construction worker was in the basket of the high lift apparatus when it caught fire, but another worker helped him get out without injury, deputy fire chief Ryan Almes told the Mercury.

The stadium was not damaged in the fire, which was ruled to be accidental.

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