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‘We didn’t start the fire': Russian soccer fans set fire to opposing team’s stadium after victory

Nov 17, 2012, 8:22 AM EDT

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After securing a victory, sports fans tend to get a little fired up but in this post, we’ll show you what happens when an actual fire breaks out in the stands to celebrate a win.

Last Sunday, Zenit St. Petersburg picked up a win over FK Volga in a Russian Premier League soccer match and some of the visiting fans for Zenit decided to set a fire to some of the seats at Volga’s Lokomotiv Stadium.

The below eyewitness video shows fire trucks eventually arriving to the scene of the crime along with many fans fleeing from the blaze:

The final stats from the blaze: over 450 seats destroyed and 11 arrests made in connection with starting the fire.


Zenit St. Petersburgh fans set fire to stadium [Huffington Post]

  1. manchestermiracle - Nov 17, 2012 at 9:22 AM

    Burnin’ down the house……