Look: Mets MiLB Affiliate's July 4th Fireworks Start Fire Outside Stadium

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 5, 2019

A worker paints a logo on the grass at Citi Field before Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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An Independence Day celebration did not go as planned for a New York Mets minor league affiliate Thursday night.

Following a 4-1 victory against the Daytona Tortugas, a fire broke out beyond the outfield wall of First Data Field—the home of the High-A St. Lucie Mets—as a result of a fireworks display:

According to Metsmerized Online's Michael Mayer, everybody in attendance was reportedly OK.

This is not the first time St. Lucie has seen fireworks result in an inferno. There was a previous incident at the stadium in April 2017.

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