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Fire Destroys Historic BV Buildings


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From the January 29, 2020 issue
of The Journal

   The evening of Tuesday, January 28 was a sad one in Buena Vista, as fire destroyed historic downtown buildings at the corner of McDuffie Street and Sixth Avenue, just across the street from the Marion County Courthouse.
   Buena Vista Fire Chief Shaun Ralston said the fire apparently started in Baxter's Paint Store. It spread to the adjacent building, home of Buena Vista Floral & Gift Shop.
   Both buildings were ... The rest of the story.