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Fire Destroys Barn, Truck

The truck shown at left and a barn belonging to Ricky Jones were completely destroyed by fire last Friday night. The property is located on Girdner Road, just outside the Ava city limits. The Ava City Fire Department and Ava Rural Fire Department responded, but the barn was totally involved in fire when the first unit arrived from town. Delbert Murray, chief of Ava Rural Fire Dept.,said it is not known if the fire started at the barn or the truck. The fire was reported by neighbors at around 10 p.m.