Firefighters in Italy have introduced a fireplace beneath management within the grandstand of the golf membership that hosted the Ryder Cup final weekend.
The big fireplace started close to the 18th inexperienced and first fairway on the Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership in Rome, at round 5pm on Thursday, Sky Italy mentioned.
Enormous pillars of smoke may very well be seen rising from the location, within the metropolis’s northeastern suburb of Guidonia.
The three-storey stand was engulfed in flames, the town’s fireplace companies mentioned. There have been no experiences of accidents and the reason for the fireplace remains to be unclear.
A spokesperson for Ryder Cup Europe mentioned: “A fireplace was reported in one of many short-term hospitality constructions to the precise of the primary fairway at Marco Simone Golf & Nation Membership earlier this afternoon.
“Native fireplace crews had been known as to the scene at 17.07pm native time and shortly introduced the blaze beneath management.
“No one was injured within the incident and the fireplace didn’t unfold past the hospitality construction. There was no injury to the golf course or every other construction.
“The reason for the fireplace is at the moment being investigated.”
The venue hosted the 2023 Ryder Cup final weekend, which was won convincingly by Team Europe, who regained the trophy they misplaced to the USA at Whistling Straits in 2021.