An early Saturday morning blaze destroyed the Grove Livestock Barn on Highway 59. Firefighters from Jay, Zena, Grove and Butler Fire Departments responded to the 5 a.m. fire. Flames could be seen from a quarter mile away. According to Grove Fire Chief Lee Dollarhide, cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. “We will continue to investigation when it cools down a little more,” he said.
Although livestock were on the property, none were harmed by the fire.