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Famous FiresOil Fires on the Hill - Signal Hill, CA

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A plaque that explains the many famous fires that occurred on this very spot, due to the oil fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 12/15/2014

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Famous FiresThe Tides - Bodega Bay, CA

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A fire at The Tides from the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 7/10/2016

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1725 - Horb, Germany, BW

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There was a great fire in the year 1725. This fire burned down a huge part of the houses around the marketplace of Horb, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: never

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Famous FiresFirst Baptist Church - Phoenix, AZ

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One of Phoenix's oldest churches was gutted by fire in 1984.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jennyanykind

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 2/15/2014

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Famous FiresCrescent City Fire 1970 - Crescent City, IL

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On Father's Day, June 22, 1970, a train derailed in the small town of Crescent City, Illinois. Several tanker cars of propane exploded, destroying most of downtown and many homes. This memorial is beside Hwy 24 and the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBradford City Football Club - Bradford, UK

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The main stand of the Bradford City stadium was burnt to the ground during the club's last match of the season on 11th May 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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Famous FiresMizpah Hotel - Reno, NV

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This fire memorial is located at the corner of Lake and E 2nd Streets in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Famous FiresRussellville Fire of 1906 - Russellville, Ar.

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This metal marker is located on the north facade of a building located at 302 West Main in Russellville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/22/2014

last visited: never

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Famous FiresSintra Mountain Range Famous Fire - Sintra, Portugal

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The famous fire of Sintra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 3/16/2014

last visited: 11/29/2015

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire - Skaneateles, NY

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Fire removed 13 building in a growing town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/28/2014

last visited: 1/28/2014

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Famous Fires1929 Rossland Fire - Rossland, BC

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The 1929 fire was the third and last major fire that Rossland experienced in the former part of the twentieth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: 5/3/2014

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Famous FiresU.S. Capitol - Washington, D.C.

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The U.S. Capitol was partially destroyed during the burning of Washington from the British in the war of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: 2/9/2018

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Famous FiresFire at Eglise Saint-Francois, Ile d'Orleans, Quebec

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Historically significant Saint-Francois was nearly fully destroyed by fire in 1988. Historiquement significatif Saint-François a été presque entièrement détruit par un incendie en 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2013

last visited: 9/14/2017

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Famous FiresPrague Exhibition Grounds - Prague, Czech Republic

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The left wing of the Industrial Palace (Prumyslový palác) – central building of the Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstavište) was destroyed by fire on October 16, 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 5/10/2018

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Famous FiresThe Fountain Fire - Round Mountain, CA

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Located at the Hillcrest Rest Area, this old fountain is now just a memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Famous Fires2010 Gas Pipeline Explosion - San Bruno, California

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On September 9, 2010, a PG&E gas pipeline exploded in the Crestmoor residential neighborhood, killing 8 people and leveling 35 nearby homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Pioneer Hotel Fire 1970, Tucson, AZ

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The Pioneer hotel fire occurred Dec. 20, 1970, and was full because of a corporate Christmas party taking place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poehunters

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/2/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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Famous FiresTrinity Church - NYC, NY

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posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/27/2016

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Famous FiresSurvivor's Rock

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Site where several CCC boys fighting the Pepper Hill wildfire were able to survive while eight other boys nearby did not.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RedBat

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/16/2013

last visited: 5/21/2012

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Famous FiresAltes Zollhaus - Augst, BL, Switzerland

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The 350 years old former toll house in Augst was almost completely destroyed by arson in 2008. Three people were killed in this attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGran Teatre del Liceu - Barcelona, Spain

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"The Gran Teatre del Liceu was built in 1847 and is a unique cultural facility in Barcelona and one of Europe’s leading opera houses. he building was destroyed by fire in 1994 and reopened in 1999 after a magnificent reconstruction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 5/19/2018

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Famous FiresWetzel Building - Yreka, CA

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This historical marker mentioning Yreka's great fire of 1871 is located in front of the Wetzel Building on historic Miner Street in downtown Yreka, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

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Famous FiresCity Meat Market - Yreka, CA

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This historical marker mentioning Yreka's great fire of 1871 is located in front of the City Meat Market building on historic Miner Street in downtown Yreka, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

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Famous FiresWitherill Building - Yreka, CA

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This historical marker mentioning Yreka's great fire of 1871 is located at the Witherill Building on the corner of S Oregon and Miner Streets in historic downtown Yreka, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

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Famous FiresJennie B. Nichols Building - Yreka, CA

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This historical marker resides in front of the Jennie B. Nichols Building on W. Miner St. in historic downtown Yreka, CA and mentions Yreka's great fire of 1871 and how it started on this very block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: never

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