• Fire that gutted 'Sausage Castle' in St. Cloud 'suspicious,' officials say


    SAINT CLOUD, Fla. - The notorious former nuisance sex party house dubbed the “Sausage Castle” burned to the ground in St. Cloud Wednesday morning, and officials have called the cause "suspicious."

    The fire was reported early Wednesday at the property in the 3800 block of Hickory Tree Street.

    Firefighters were able to put out the fire, but the house was a complete loss, officials said.

    No information was released on why investigators have dubbed the blaze suspicious because there was no electricity running to the house.

    The “Sausage Castle” was well known in St. Cloud as a place where people would gather for wild sex parties and shoot guns in the front yard.

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    Raw video: Former sex party house, the 'Sausage Castle,' burns to the ground in St. Cloud

    The house was the creation of Mike Busey, a social media sensation who carved out five acres of St. Cloud swampland and turned it into a party house.

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    Busey is the nephew of actor Gary Busey.

    The house had been vacant for about six months.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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