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Bosses at Great Yarmouth Racecourse thank firefighters who tackled huge blaze

The fire was broadcast live on TV. Credit: At The Races

Bosses at Great Yarmouth Racecourse have thanked firefighters who tackled a huge blaze close to the track on Wednesday night.

Flames spread across the dunes near to Seashore Holiday Park, where some guests had to be evacuated.

Horse racing was also delayed at Yarmouth as fire crews from across the county battled the flames.

The race meeting was being broadcast on 'At The Races', meaning viewers watched the drama unfold live on television.

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Firefighters quickly got the blaze under control, and it was contained by around 6.30pm.

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