The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in and
around Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was a firestorm that caused the most deaths by fire
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information about the great forest fires of October 1871. On the evening of
October 8, ...
Aug 23, 2004 ... Because of the slowness of communication in 1871, it was not immediately
recognized that the fires of October 8, 1871 were scattered over ...
On this day in History, Massive fire burns in Wisconsin on Oct 07, 1871. Learn
more ... On October 8, the fire reached Peshtigo without warning. Two hundred ...
Oct 8, 2011 ... On this date in 1871, the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and several smaller
surrounding communities were obliterated by fire. The "booming ...
Fire in the Midwest October 8, 1871. Sitting in front of a fireplace or around a
campfire can be a lot of fun, but when a fire grows out of control, it becomes a ...
Peshtigo residents look back, 50 years after the Great Fire ... On Oct. 8-9, 1871, a
forest fire burned an area 10 miles wide and 40 miles long across portions of ...