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Steelers vs. Rams Delayed After Field Catches Fire During Pregame Pyrotechnics

Members of the St. Louis Rams run on the field before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in St. Louis. The game was delayed because part of the pyrotechnics used during the introductions briefly caught the turf on fire. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)
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Joseph ZuckerFeatured ColumnistSeptember 27, 2015

The St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to kick off at their scheduled 1 p.m. ET start time after pyrotechnics during the Rams' entrance ignited a small fire on the turf of the Edward Jones Dome.

NFL.com posted a video of the incident, during which no one was injured:

ESPN.com's Nick Wagoner and CBS shared photos of officials attempting to repair the turf so the game could get underway:

Both teams are looking to improve to 2-1 on the season.

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