The Lichties clawed their way back from 2-0 down to beat the title-chasers 3-2.
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Ian Murray says losing to Arbroath was body blow for Raith Rovers – but title race with Dundee United has long way to go
Rovers were 2-0 up and cruising at Gayfield before Arbroath's stunning fightback.
Arbroath 3-2 Raith Rovers: Match report and player ratings as Lichties fightback denies Raith Championship top spot
Arbroath fought back from two goals behind against Raith.
The Stark's Park side have the opportunity to go back to the summit with a positive result against Arbroath.
Players and staff at Raith Rovers rushed to the aid of residents during the blaze yards from their Stark's Park stadium.
Keith Watson urges Raith Rovers to snatch top spot in Championship – and pile pressure on Dundee United
The Kirkcaldy men will go clear at the summit with a victory away to Arbroath on Friday night.