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The Chicago Fire of 1871, commonly referred to as the Great Chicago Fire, began sometime in the evening on October 8, 1871. It was started in or around a barn owned by Catherine and Patrick O'Leary, located at 137 DeKove... More »

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The Great Chicago Fire began in the evening on Oct. 8, 1871. For nearly three days, it burned 3.3 square miles of the city to the ground, leaving 100,000 homeless and more than 300 dead. The fire spread quickly due to dr... More »

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The Chicago Fire of 1871 started around 9:00 p.m. on October 8 and ended on the morning of October 10. The fire killed an estimated 300 people and left 100,000 of the city's 300,000 people homeless. It caused an estimate... More »

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The NBC series "Chicago Fire" has not been cancelled as of 2015. NBC announced in February 2015 that "Chicago Fire" would return for a fourth season beginning in October 2015. "Chicago Fire" ranked as the network's secon... More »

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