Fire!

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Use the timeline at the bottom of the page to see the progression of the fire (red). Click on the gold and green dots to read accounts of the fire. Gold tracks the response of the Portland Fire Department. Green are accounts of witnesses in the city. Small blue points notate a well or water resource that were listed in the 1866 Portland Directory.

Please note that the timeline is not responsive on some touch interfaces. To progress through the timeline click on the red section on the map or double click on the end of the timeline. To skip to the end of the timeline and just read the accounts please click here