CINCINNATI - The U.S. Bank Arena was evacuated Monday evening after a small fire broke out on stage.
According to officials, the fire started around 6:45 p.m. on the main stage of the venue, which is located at 100 Broadway St. Crews were testing pyrotechnics for the show when the fire started.
Officials immediately evacuated the building, which did not have many people inside at the time. Firefighters managed to quickly put out the flames.
The arena hosted the WWE "Raw" wrestling show Monday evening. The event was scheduled to begin at 7:30, but was slightly delayed until authorities cleared the scene. Fans were waiting outside the venue until they were allowed back inside the building.
The building was evacuated for about 45 minutes.
No one was injured and everyone managed to exit the building safely during the evacuation.
"Raw" continued as scheduled.
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