Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video

A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth minute before resuming seven minutes later. According to the club’s performance analyst, Ivan Mazzula, the game had a 15-minute delayed start due to the lack of an ambulance and he could not determine the cause of the wildfire, as there were no signs of fire or smoke coming from the training camp attached to the stadium before the game started. The home side went on to win the match 3-2


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