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FIRE DESTROYS MAPLEWOOD BARN COMMUNITY THEATRE

Monday, April 5, 2010 | 11:57 p.m. CDT; updated 11:40 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 6, 2010

The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre was destroyed in a fire Monday.

The fire at the theater, which is located in Nifong Park, was reported at about 8 p.m. The building was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene and it took about 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Here is the Missourian's coverage of the destruction:

The Maplewood Barn Theatre burns Monday as firefighters work to extinguish it.


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Eric Niewoehner April 6, 2010 | 5:24 p.m.

I recall when the city first obtained the place and the Maplewood Barn Theatre was just a notion being tossed around. Years later would be the first date with my future wife, and then countless plays and events we watched in the years that followed. This place was a definite asset to Columbia. I hope the folks in Columbia can arrange to build a better barn, with outdoor theatre and maybe a nice floor for a barn dance!

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