Mix of Fireworks and Wrestlemania in Florida Cause Injuries, Mayhem

April 1, 2008

Fire department officials say a fireworks malfunction at a Wrestlemania event in Orlando, Fla., has left about 40 people with minor injuries.

Fans packed the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium for the event Sunday night. Fire officials say the fireworks flew into the crowd.

Officials say all the injuries were minor, although at least three people were taken to a hospital for treatment.

There is no comment yet from the sponsoring WWE. The public relations center office at WWE corporate headquarters has been busy. Stadium officials said they had no comment.

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