A fire burned down a metal pole barn at the Todd Line farm near Seaton Friday, Jan. 31.

A fire burned down a metal pole barn at the Todd Line farm near Seaton Friday, Jan. 31. Seaton Fire Chief Frank Wheeler said Line woke up at 3 a.m. to check on cows and at that time everything was fine. He went back into the house, looked outside and saw flames coming up out of the roof.

At this time the cause of the fire is undetermined, they have no idea what might have caused it.

Seaton, Aledo, Joy, Keithsburg, and Little York Fire Departments were called to the scene.

"The barn's a total loss," said Wheeler. It's still standing, but all the wood has been burned and charred. Luckily they were able to get all livestock to safety.