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Subject: RE: Chicago Fire Deaths
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 06:53:26 EDT
If you go to google.com and enter Chicago+1871+Great Fire you will come up
with loads of information about the fire.
"Between 250-300 people were killed and 100,000 were left homeless" according
to one of the articles I found.
Hope this helps.