The world’s largest treehouse is now completely gone after a fire overnight on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Cumberland County Fire Rescue confirmed they responded to a fire at the famous Minister’s Treehouse in Crossville, Tennessee, around 11:30 p.m.

The treehouse took over a decade to complete, but it was tragically destroyed in just 15 minutes, according to WATE.

No injuries have been reported. There has been no indication of what caused the fire.

The treehouse was a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. The structure stood 100 feet tall and encompassed seven trees. It was recently sold to a new owner, who said he wasn’t planning on tearing it down, FOX17 News reported.

Landscaper Horace Burgess, who bought the land in the early ’90s, became ordained as a minister and began working on the project after he said God told him to build him a treehouse.

The Minister’s Treehouse was closed as a tourist attraction by Fire Marshalls in 2012 due to the dilapidated condition of the structure.

 

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