A fire at Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is now under control

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium had a fire break out in it.
Published: Sep. 12, 2020 at 4:16 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A piece of equipment attached to a tractor sparked a fire at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

According to Gainesville Fire Rescue crews, the fire is out, and there were no injuries or structural damage reported.

Fire rescue crews and the University of Florida police told TV20 a piece of equipment used to maintain the field was the cause of the fire.

The fire was on the third level and official say the field was not affected.

Our crews remain on the scene, and we’ll continue to provide updates as they come out.

A photo was taken that shows the tractor that caught fire.

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