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The Big Fire to me was when the ferry terminal went down. I remember playing in our back yard in West Brighton, and I looked up to see that one section of the sky was completely black with smoke--coming from St. George. Lots and lots of fire companies put in appearances at the ferry and as I recall it there wasn't much of it left standing. I do remember a makeshift temp structure lined with bare 2 x 4s leading to the ferry slips.

Can somebody tell us when that happened?

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