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A category to waymark famous fires throughout history. From the White House to The Cocoanut Grove Disco.
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Image for Charles J. Poppe Building - Glen Ellen, CAview gallery

WW17.4 km

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Famous FiresCharles J. Poppe Building - Glen Ellen, CA

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A plaque on this building talks about a from from 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: 6/22/2010

Image for Wolf House - Glen Ellen, CAview gallery

WW18.7 km

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Famous FiresWolf House - Glen Ellen, CA

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Author Jack London's house which burned in 1913. Located in Jack London State Park in Sonoma Co.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/28/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

Image for 1923 Berkeley Fire - Berkeley, CAview gallery

SS60.5 km

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Famous Fires1923 Berkeley Fire - Berkeley, CA

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In 1923 a fire which began in Wildcat Canyon swept over the ridge and burned hundreds homes near the UC Berkeley campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: 9/17/2014

Image for The Tides - Bodega Bay, CAview gallery

WW62.3 km

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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

Image for St. Francis Yacht Club fire - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS68.2 km

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Famous FiresSt. Francis Yacht Club fire - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque in the yacht club remembering the fire of December 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 4/7/2012

Image for Granzella's Fire - Williams, CAview gallery

NN84.2 km

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Famous FiresGranzella's Fire - Williams, CA

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A fire that destroyed a famous Northern California restaurant (though it was rebuilt within a year).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for 2010 Gas Pipeline Explosion - San Bruno, Californiaview gallery

SS88.5 km

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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

Image for "Towering Inferno" in El Rey Theater, Manteca, CAview gallery

SESE119.9 km

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Famous Fires"Towering Inferno" in El Rey Theater, Manteca, CA

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This movie theater burned down during a screening of the movie "Towering Inferno"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: 12/11/2010

Image for Old Court House - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS126 km

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Famous FiresOld Court House - San Jose, CA

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Old historical courthouse which caught fire in the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

Image for Chinatown Fires - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS126.7 km

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Famous FiresChinatown Fires - San Jose, CA

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Plaque marking the San Jose Cjnatown fires of the 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

Image for Hotel del Puerto fire - Patterson, CAview gallery

SESE149.2 km

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Famous FiresHotel del Puerto fire - Patterson, CA

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The Hotel del Puerto burned down. In 1998 it was demolished and a replica was rebuilt as city hall. A plaque in front of city hall tells about the fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: 3/18/2009

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