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Famous FiresLe grand incendie de Pointe-du-Lac - Pointe-du-Lac, Qc, Canada

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Pointe-du-Lac is located near Trois-Rivières, Qc, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2012

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Famous FiresCutty Sark - Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London, UK

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The Cutty Sark is probably the best known tea clipper in the United Kingdom if not the world. In May 2007, whilst undergoing renovation, a fire started and caused serious, but recoverable, damage to the hull.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2012

last visited: 6/7/2014

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Famous FiresSurrey Docks Fire, 1940, London, UK

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The fire resulting from German air raids on Surrey Docks on the first night of the Blitz, 7 September 1940, is commemorated by a plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2012

last visited: 1/22/2012

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Famous FiresCoates House Hotel Fire- Kansas City, Mo.

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The Coates House Fire was the worse fire in Kansas City History in regards to loss of life. It occurred January 28, 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/1/2012

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of London 1666 - London, England, UK

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The Museum of London has a permanent exhibit concerning the 1666 Great Fire of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 1/7/2012

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Famous FiresBojnice castle fire 1950, Slovakia

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The famous fire of Bojnice castle (Slovakia), which happened on May 9th, 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rikitan

location: Trenčiansky kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 8/26/2013

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1834 - Palace of Westminster - London, U. K.

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Fire in the Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/19/2011

last visited: 8/1/2014

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Famous Fires1900 Ottawa - Hull Fire - Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec

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The 1900 Ottawa - Hull fire took place in Ottawa, Ontario and Hull, Quebec in 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: 4/22/2014

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Famous FiresThe Fire of 1916 - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Fire of 1916 took place on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. The Centre Block, which burnt to the ground, had been built between 1859 and 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/15/2011

last visited: 4/21/2014

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Famous FiresIncêndio no Teatro D. Maria II - 1964 - Lisboa, Portugal

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This large fire in the most famous theater of Portugal, the National Theater "D. Maria II", occurred in 1964 and destroyed almost the whole building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 5/21/2014

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1865 - Oberstdorf, Germany, BY

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There was a great fire in the year 1865. This fire burned down a huge part of the houses of Oberstdorf, Germany, Bayern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of London - The Monument, London, UK

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The Monument to the Great Fire of London - 1666. All around was destroyed by the fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 4/7/2014

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1877 - Whitby, Ontario

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On October 16, 1877, fire destroyed almost all of the business buildings on the east side of Brock Street from Dundas to Colborne, with the exception of the Dominion Bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Famous FiresGross & Granger Fire, 1901

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On June 9, 1901, fire broke out in the three story Gross and Granger hardware building. When the flames reached boxes of live ammunition, bullets shot into the street and no one could go near the site for 30 min.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 10/21/2011

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Famous Fires1885 - Old College Fire, King Street, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

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A building built in the 1860's originally as a hotel with many different stages of design, in 1885 a fire ravaged it after it had been sold to the newly formed University of Wales, Aberystwyth and part of it had to be rebuilt in a simpler style.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2011

last visited: 8/4/2012

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Famous FiresThe Southern California Wildfires of 1993 - Escondido, CA

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A plaque at the San Diego Wild Animal Park remembers those who saved the Park during the huge 1993 fires.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2011

last visited: 10/17/2012

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Famous FiresFire on the Casa de Camilo Castelo Branco - V. N. Famalicão, Portugal

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Camilo Castelo-Branco (March 16, 1825 - June 1, 1890), was a prolific and one of the most popular currently still Portuguese writer of the 19th century . This was is house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: never

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Famous FiresJacob Maersk wreck fire - Leixões, Portugal

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A fire that burned for days the one in the Jacob Maersk. This is the memorial of that.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 2/7/2011

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Great Yellowstone Fires of 1988

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In the summer of 1988 Yellowstone National Park suffered the worst fire season in the park’s history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Simpsons

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/1/2011

last visited: 9/28/2010

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Famous FiresState Capitol Fire of 1911, Jefferson City

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Lightning struck the Missouri State Capitol dome on Feb.5,1911 at 6:15 pm. The present capitol was rebuilt on the site. The 100th anniversary of the fire will be noted in February 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/14/2011

last visited: 8/28/2011

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Famous FiresFire of 1854 - Mokelumne Hill, CA

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A plaque about a fire in Mokelumne Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1935 - Columbus, OH

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St. Patrick Church is over 150 years old and was established and built by poor Irish immigrants. It was severely damaged by "the Great Fire" in 1935, but was repaired and reopened a little over a year later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1726 Reutlingen, Germany, BW

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There was a great fire in the year 1726 which has destroyed huge parts of Reutlingen's inner city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/23/2010

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1726 Reutlingen, Germany, BW

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There was a great fire in the year 1726 which has destroyed huge parts of Reutlingen's inner city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 11/18/2010

last visited: 2/4/2012

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Famous FiresManege Militaire de Grande-Allee - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

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Manege Militaire de Grande-Allee - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member XeresDan

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/14/2010

last visited: 6/27/2014

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