The Great Chicago Fire

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The Great Chicago Fire Fire is really dangerous and strong especially when put next to something that can catch on fire. On October 8 to October 10, in 1871, a big fire happen in Chicago that really took a toll in Chicago.The fire last around 2 to 3 days leaving Chicago in flames and thick black smoke ( Billings,et al. PG 146-147 ). Most likely the dry weather and the buildings that was mostly made out of wood started the fire. Since most of the buildings was made out of wood the fire burned it easily and spreaded quick.(”Legend has it that a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn and started the fire, but other theories is that humans or even a meteor might have been responsible for the event that left an area in flames’’).(McHugh, Janet. ebscohost)

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