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February 3, 2014 at 5:36 AM

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Seahawks celebrations ignite in Seattle


MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

The Space Needle sets off celebratory fireworks after the Seahawks win the Super Bowl for the first time in history on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

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Crowds at Fuel Sports Bar, including Mich Salley and Jeff Doughty, center on stairs, react to the Seattle Seahawks lead in the first half against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Seattle firefighter puts out a burning couch, amidst loud boos from a large group of hundreds of students, at the University of Washington's Greek Row on 19th Ave NE and NE 47th St. in Seattle after the Super Bowl in Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Seahawks fans celebrate winning the Super Bowl over a bonfire on the corner of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawk fans burn a Christmas tree on E Pike St as the celebrations get rowdy after the team won the Superbowl XLVIII game, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

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A student is zip tied and arrested by two Seattle Police officers at the University of Washington's Greek Row on 19th Ave NE and NE 47th St. in Seattle as a large crowd of hundreds of students celebrate after the Super Bowl in Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The student's friends said he did nothing wrong and was simply caught at the edge of the crowd.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Seahawks fans climb to new heights after winning their first Super Bowl championship against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Seahawks fan takes down the 1st Avenue street sign as others watch. Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrated their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Seahawks fan falls into the bonfire in Pioneer Square while celebrating his team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Jalen Conway, of Renton, center, holds up a makeshift Lombardi Trophy as he celebrates with a crowd of thousands on 1st Ave S and 1st Ave in Seattle after the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. "This is literally the best day ever," Conway said.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawks fans start a bonfire to celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Armed with flags, alcoholic beverages and loud chants, Seahawks fans take to the street as they pile on a passing car along 1st avenue. Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. .

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A fan wearing 12th man socks stand by a growing bonfire created by Seahawks fans on the corner of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way as thousands celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Seattle Seahawks fan falls into a bonfire while celebrating the Super Bowl win on the corner of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM/ THE SEATTLE TIMES

Sofia Locklear and Patrick Berg share a moment together as fans take to the street as they celebrate their team winning the Superbowl XLVIII game, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos around a bonfire, in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Seahawks fans celebrate winning the Super Bowl over a bonfire on the corner of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Phoenix Jones, center, talks with students as he tries to prevent them from continuing a raging couch fire near the University of Washington's Greek Row at 19th Ave NE and NE 47th St. in Seattle after the Super Bowl in Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Students pile couches onto a fire at the University of Washington's Greek Row at 19th Ave NE and NE 47th St. in Seattle after the Super Bowl in Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A crowd of over a thousand congregate in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood to celebrate the Seahawks' Super Bowl win on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A few adventurous Seahawks fans display the 12th man flag proudly as they celebrate with a crowd of thousands on 1st Ave S & 1st Ave in Seattle after the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

ERIKA SCHULTZ/ THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos around a bonfire, which some fans fell into, in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Seahawk fans celebrate their Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos around a bonfire in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seahawks fans celebrate their team's victory with fiery passion in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle police officers break up the crowd gathered around the growing bonfire on 1st avenue and Yesler Way, as thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Police start to disperse Seattle Seahawks fans who started a bonfire on the corner of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Seattle police officer monitors the scene as a line of officers moves the crowd to Yesler Way and 2nd Ave. in Seattle after the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The crowd eventually dispersed after being pushed back past the intersection. The Seahawks, in their second Super Bowl appearance ever, won 43-8 over two-time Super Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle police officers break up the crowd gathered around the growing bonfire on 1st avenue and Yesler Way, as thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle police officers break up the crowd gathered around the growing bonfire on 1st avenue and Yesler Way, as thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.

MARCUS YAM/ THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of Seahawks fans celebrate their team's Superbowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

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