At 1:55 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Officer received a report of a fire in a shop on a dairy from in the 51000 310th Street in Swede Grove Township. Grove City Fire and Meeker County Deputies responded to the scene. Assisting Grove City Fire was Litchfield Fire, Atwater Fire, and Paynesville Fire. The initial investigation revealed the fire likely started when a welder was in use. The owner of the shop is Gregory Jans, 66. The building and its contents were a complete loss and approximately 25-30 calves were lost in the fire. No other injuries were reported.