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Firefighters tackle large unattended bonfire at July Racecourse in Newmarket





Firefighters were called to tackle a large unattended bonfire at a Newmarket racecourse last night.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 8.32pm to a fire in the open at the July Racecourse in Newmarket.

A spokesperson said crews used a hose reel to extinguish a large unattended bonfire which was well alight.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 8.32pm to a fire in the open at the July Racecourse in Newmarket. Picture: istock
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 8.32pm to a fire in the open at the July Racecourse in Newmarket. Picture: istock

Two fire engines attended from Newmarket.

The incident was dealt with by 9.41pm.