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, ...
The Peshtigo Fire started on the evening of October 8, 1871 -- the same time as
the Great Chicago ... Between 1,200 and 2,400 people died in the Peshtigo Fire.
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 ...
Oct 8, 2011 ... On this date in 1871, the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and several smaller
surrounding communities were obliterated by fire. The "booming ...
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 ...
Jun 8, 2011 ... The October 8, 1871 Peshtigo Fire which is thought to have begun in Peshtigo,
Wisconsin, killed more people than any other fire in America's ...
A great fire in 1871, for example, damaged the entire Lake Michigan ... On
October 8, 1871, at about the same hour, two devastating fires started, one in
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Retrospect: October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire ... Caption: U.S. Army
Signal Service Weather Map for 7:35 a.m. Eastern Time, October 8, 1871. The
wind at ...