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Videos in Philadelphia show chaotic aftermath of Eagles win

POSTED February 5, 2018 9:19 p.m.
Philadelphia Eagles fans didn’t rest easy on Sunday night after the team’s Super Bowl victory.

Fans across the City of Brotherly Love took to the streets to celebrate the Eagles' 41-33 victory, a game that came down to the final seconds.

Social media was flooded with videos and images of fans celebrating throughout the streets, setting fires, climbing light posts and walking through the city streets, according to the New York Post.

A collection of fans celebrated at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, with many climbing the building’s awning outside the front door.

A video of one fan purposefully falling from the awning into a crowd of Eagles fans below him quickly went viral across social media.

According to Deadspin, fans continued to jump on the awning as though it were a trampoline. More fans jumped off the structure into the crowd of Eagles fans.

Celebration turned into a calamity as the canopy collapsed when too many bodies piled on top. Minor injuries were reported by NBC-10 in Philadelphia.

Sports Illustrated shared an image of the destroyed awning.

Plenty of events sprang up on the Philadelphia police scanners on Sunday night, too, according to USA Today. No fatalities were reported.

The scanner revealed such incidents as flipping cars, lighting a Christmas tree on fire and destroying windows.

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney urged fans to remain safe as celebrations continue.

"To the fans: I have long felt that our city's professional and collegiate sports teams bring Philadelphians together, regardless of race, income, neighborhood or gender, and that was never more true than during the Eagles' brilliant season," he said, according to CBS News. "We know you have waited years, some for decades, for the chance to crown your Birds as champs. I urge everyone to celebrate in a way that is safe and respectful to everyone from neighbors to strangers. Go forth and celebrate, but do so in a way that will make Philadelphia shine."

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