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Fire destroys country club in Mo. Bootheel

Fire destroys country club in Mo. Bootheel

November 17th, 2011 in News

KENNETT, Mo. (AP) - A popular country club in southeast Missouri's Bootheel has been destroyed by fire.

The Daily Dunklin Democrat reports ( the blaze Monday night left the Kennett Country Club in ruins. No injuries were reported, but fire officials estimate the loss at more than $1 million.

Firefighters from several neighboring communities helped fight the blaze. The state fire marshal's office was called in to help determine the cause.

The building contained the clubhouse and restaurant. A notice on the club's website Wednesday says the board has already met and is making plans to rebuild.


Information from: Daily Dunklin Democrat,