Fire Destroys Barn Near Grove City 08 Jan 14

A fire near Grove City early this morning (Wednesday) destroyed a barn and its contents.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says the owners, Edward and Megan Hoekstra, heard their dog barking looked outside and noticed the barn fully engulfed in flames. 

The property is located at 54405 243rd Street in Acton Township.  The fire was reported just before 2am.

The 25’ by 40’ barn and its contents, which included a car, ATV, dirt bike, motorcycle, lawnmower, and horse tack, were a total loss. There was no livestock lost in the fire.

KWLM reports the owners had insurance and the barn was valued at $120,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.