PHOTO GALLERY: Fire destroys Maplewood Barn Community Theatre

Monday, April 5, 2010 | 9:07 p.m. CDT; updated 10:04 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 6, 2010

The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, located in Nifong Park, burned to the ground Monday. The Columbia Fire Department received a call at 7:56 p.m. that the theater was on fire. Flames were visible from Fire Station 8.

Units from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene. The building was fully engulfed upon their arrival. It took approximately 45 mintues to bring the fire under control. Units are still on scene taking care of hot spots. The cause is undetermined at this time.

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