Fire Destroys Barns At Historic Horse Racing Track
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials are investigating a blaze that destroyed barns at a historic horse racing track in upstate New York.
Authorities say the fire started in a barn at the Goshen Historic Track Wednesday night. Firefighters and good Samaritans at the scene in Goshen were able to save all the horses in the burning barn.
The nearby Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame was not destroyed. Museum director Janet Terhune tells WABC-TV multiple barns on the track grounds were destroyed.
The Goshen Fire Department says the fire may have started in a barn that houses a blacksmith shop.
The track, located in Orange County 55 miles (88 kilometers) northwest of New York City, is a registered National Historic Landmark.