Demolition of RCA Dome takes 25 seconds

Updated: December 20, 2008, 6:29 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- In less than half a minute, the former home of the Indianapolis Colts was reduced to a pile of rubble.

A demolition crew imploded the RCA Dome on Saturday, setting off 875 charges that brought down the 24-year-old facility's upper floors in about 25 seconds. The dome's fabric roof was deflated in September.

"Everything looks really good," Mark Loizeaux, president of Controlled Demolition Inc., said after the stadium was brought down. "I'm actually surprised the debris ...

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