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Great Fire of Turku

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  1. a conflagration that is still the largest urban fire in the history of Finland and the Nordic countries

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
  2. Finnish: Turun palo and Swedish: Åbo brand

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  3. The fires started burning on September 4, 1827 in Burgher Hellman’s house on Aninkaistenmäki slightly before 9 p.m

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
  4. The fire quickly swept through the northern quarter, spread to the southern quarter and jumped the Aura River, setting the Cathedral Quarter on fire before midnight

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  5. By the next day, the fire had destroyed 75% of the city

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