Up in smoke: Jeremy Mayfield's former mansion to be burned down

BY foxsports • December 12, 2013

Jeremy Mayfield's former 12,000-square-foot mansion is going up in flames. 

WSOC-TV in Charlotte, N.C. is reporting that the abandoned and gutted house will be burned to the ground... a move that will take it off the tax books and provide training for the Catawba Fire Department. Originally scheduled for Saturday, bad weather has postponed the controlled burn until a later date. 

The troubled former driver - who once paid almost $4 million for the land and surrounding property - was evicted last year and the current owners just want it off their hands. Mayfield - suspended from NASCAR in 2009 after testing positive for methamphetamine -  told WSOC that he has no plans to show up and watch the controlled burn.

For pics of the inside, click here

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