Firefighters tackle equipment blaze at Doncaster Racecourse
Firefighters were called out to Doncaster Racecourse last night to tackle an equipment blaze that is believed to have been started accidentally.
A crew from Edlington station was dispatched to tackle the blaze at the Racecourse in Leger Way at around 8pm.
A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said that when firefighters arrived on the scene they found race hurdles on fire.
He added: “We have been able to save most of them. With it being a big fire, we were there for a while.
“We left at around 10.30pm.”
The fire is believed to have been started accidentally.