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Small fire at Busch Stadium quickly put out

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sch Stadium while a fire burns on the terrace level above him during the Washington Nationals - St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 27, 2006. The fire was eventually extinguished without damage. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO – A bit of trash inside a cardboard box caught fire during Thursday's Cardinals' game at Busch Stadium. It created a smoky diversion near the end of the Cards' 6-2 win over the Nationals.

A stadium spokesman says the fire was contained in a cardboard box behind unoccupied seats in the left-field construction zone.

Fire authorities quickly extinguished the blaze and were investigating the cause.

Cardinals players could see the fire from the dugout. No one was hurt and no fan was ever in danger, the spokesman said.

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