West Point Stockyard Burns To The Ground

West Point Stockyard

West Point Stockyard

WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – The West Point Stockyard burned to the ground early Thursday morning.

West Point Fire Chief Ken Wilbourne tells WCBI firefighters arrived at the business about 4:10 AM.

The building was fully engulfed.

Owner Billy Scott says no cattle were injured. Firefighters helped moved the cows to another section of the facility.

The building is a total loss.

Wilbourne says the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The West Point Stockyard, which is off Highway 45 Alternate, has been in business since 1949.

WCBI has a crew on the scene and will bring you more updates as they become available.

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