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Tractor causes fire at University of Florida's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

A tweet from the official Florida Gators Twitter account says the fire was caused by a maintenance tractor.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A tractor caught fire at the University of Florida's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, also known as "The Swamp," Saturday afternoon, according to tweets from both the University of Florida and the Florida Gators.

Tweets from witnesses show smoke coming from the stadium.

It is unclear when the fire started but by 3:54 p.m., the Gators tweeted the fire was out. There is no structural damage to the facility, according to the team.