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Cash home burns down



Tbdcash041207 While we were away, we see that the Tennessee home of Johnny Cash and his wife June Carter Cash burnt to the ground Tuesday while workers were renovating it for the new owner, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees. The Cashes lived in the three-story, wooden lakeside house in Hendersonville (about 20 miles north of Nashville) from 1968 until they both died in 2003. The Hendersonville Star News quoted a fire official as saying the blaze probably started when fumes from a wood preservative used in the renovations were ignited by a spark, Reuters says. Gibb, who bought it from the Cash family in 2006, had been planning to live in the house while it was hurricane season back in his adopted hometown of Miami. We could joke about a Ring of Fire, but that's just sad. [Photo: AP]

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:09am]


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