A two-alarm blaze tore through a golf course clubhouse in Hopedale last night, completely destroying the building, fire officials said.
Firefighters responded to the Hopedale Country Club just after 10 p.m. Sunday and found heavy fire coming from the roof and sides of the building, Deputy Fire Chief Tom Daige said.
The fire appears to have started on the back porch, Daige said. The cause is still under investigation.
The building was equipped with fire alarms, but it did not have sprinklers, Daige said. He estimated damage around $600,000.
"It's absolutely a total loss," he said. "The building's on the ground."
The building was not occupied at the time, and no one was injured. No other buildings were affected.
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