Firefighters tackle barn and tractor blaze near Newmarket racetrack
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A bonfire spread to a barn and tractor near a Newmarket racetrack.
Three fire engines were sent to fight the blaze at 3.05pm on Thursday, May 23.
It started in a property off Hamilton Road in the town, on land owned by The Jockey Club.
A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 3.05pm today to reports of a fire on the estate of the Jockey Club headquarters.
"A large bonfire has spread to a nearby barn and a tractor.
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"Three crews used hydropumps to fight the blaze before one was stood down.
"All crews left the scene at 4.18pm after extinguishing the blaze."
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No horses were harmed in the fire.
Suffolk police confirmed they did not attend the scene.