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The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24316702M
ISBN 109781429610056
OCLC/WorldCa192048453


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So the great Chicago fire in October burned around 2 million books that were in existence in the city at the time. What really happened in Mrs. O'Leary's barn that autumn night in Chicago.

Though no one knows for sure, what is certain is someone, or something, ignited a load of hay on fire, and the city of Chicago would never be the same. The Great Chicago Fire of raged for more than 24 hours, obliterating the downtown and sparking a mass exodus to the prairies and lake.

On the night of October 8,fire spread across Chicago. While the cause of the blaze is unknown, its origin was at West DeKoven Street—an address that today is home to a Chicago Fire Department training facility.

An estimated people died andwere left homeless by the three-day inferno that erased 2, acres of the city. From the evening of October 8,until the early hours of Tuesday, OctoChicago was essentially defenseless against the enormous fire.

Thousands of homes were reduced to cinders, along with hotels, department stores, newspapers, and government offices. The Great Chicago Fire of swallowed up more than three square miles in two days, leaving thousands homeless and dead. Throughout history, the fire has been attributed to Mrs. O’Leary, an immigrant Irish milkmaid, and her cow.

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Before the fire there was a large drought causing everything to be dry and flammable, then a fire broke out in the O’Leary’s barn and spread throughout the city. The fire started on Sunday, October 8, and didn't stop until October When it was over, as many as people were dead andwere left homeless.

The blaze, which later became known as the Great Chicago Fire ofis said to have started inside a barn that was located on DeKoven Street. A shed beside the barn was the first Author: Laura Martisiute. The Great Chicago Fire, which burned from October, destroyed square miles of the city, killed around people, and leftpeople homeless.

The fire originated in or around a barn owned by Patrick and Catherine O'Leary; according to legend, the fire started in the barn when a cow Catherine O'Leary was milking kicked over a Author: Erin McCoy. Nearly half of Chicago’s firemen fought this fire and many were on duty all day, so they were already exhausted when the Great Chicago Fire of struck.

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