Massive Fire Destroys Missouri Grain Elevator HOLDEN, Mo. -- A fire early Tuesday morning destroyed a grain elevator in Holden. KMBC's Brenda Washington reported that 65 firefighters from Holden, Lee's Summit, Sni-A-Valley and Warrensburg were helping fight the fire, which was reported about 2 a.m. No one was inside the structure. No injuries have been reported. Holden Fire Chief Larry Miller said fire consumed the grain elevator and a two-story building used to process the grain.