A massive fire destroyed the club house at the Province Lake Golf Course in Parsonsfield. ~ Photo courtesy of Effingham Fire Rescue
PARSONSFIELD, ME – A massive fire destroyed a 100 year old golf course’s clubhouse, pro shop and restaurant Wednesday night.
According Effingham Fire Rescue just after 10 pm a kitchen fire was reported at the Province Lake Golf Course in Parsonsfield.
Fire crews from multiple Maine and New Hampshire departments responded including Madison, Ossipee, Freedom, Effingham and Wakefield.
A video posted on Facebook shows the devastation of the fire at the Province Lake Golf Course in Parsonsfield. ~ Video Courtesy of Louise MacGrego
Reports say that no one was injured during the blaze however the building was a total loss. Province Lake says on its website that it was planning celebrations for its 100th year and that staff are broken hearted.
The golf course’s website says it was opened in 1918 by Joseph Emery and his friends and business associates. Emery, a native of Dover, New Hampshire, served as president of Lord & Taylor in New York.