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Ottawa, ON, K1P 5P6

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009. The Great Fire of Ottawa

Written by Edward St. John, a member of the Historical Society of Ottawa on the Great Fire of Ottawa in 1900.

For more context about fire fighting in Ottawa in 1900, please check out Bytown Pamphlet No. 38.

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Historical Language Advisory: page 1, paragraph 2, use of fire in land clearing for white settlers; page 3, paragraph 2, a joke is made about the death of plus-size women; general talk of death and homelessness from the fire