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Friday, June 6, 2008
1889- The Great Seattle Fire
The Great Seattle Fire was a fire that destroyed the entire central business district of Seattle, Washington, on June 6, 1889. At approximately 2:30 pm on June 6, 1889, an accidentally overturned glue pot in the carpentry shop of John Bachs started the most destructive fire in the history of Seattle.