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Grounds staff Steve Smith begins repair on the fourth green, which a Caterpillar drove over to dig a trench to contain spreading flames Tuesday night. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Home lost near Blueberry Pines Golf Course

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Jim Carlson’s home used to overlook the scenic #8 fairway at Blueberry Pines Golf Course near Menahga.

Today the view looks like a lunar landscape. The home is rubble.


At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday Carlson and his wife watched smoke all around them and decided they were safe enough to go to dinner.

Travel was a problem, as smoke, barriers and personnel swarmed the area around the small burg.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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