Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, home of the Florida Gators football team, caught fire on Saturday afternoon.
— Doves Cry Too (@dovescrytoo) September 12, 2020
The university confirmed a fire broke out inside the stadium — known as “The Swamp” — on social media shortly before 4 p.m. ET.
“The fire at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium was from a maintenance tractor,” the Gators tweeted. “The fire is now out and there is no structural damage to the facility.”
Plumes of smoke were seen billowing from the stadium, with several images posted on social media.
GFD seems to be entering the second level via fire ladder. pic.twitter.com/jKQDW4L1d0— Doves Cry Too (@dovescrytoo) September 12, 2020
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