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View from the south west corner of Dearborn and Monroe, 1871. (Jex Bardwell / Chicago History Museum)

Nearly 150 years after a small barn fire ballooned into a two-day blaze that engulfed the city, the story of the Great Chicago Fire is being retold. On social media.

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Electrical problems and soggy weather fizzled Saturday night's Great Chicago Fire Festival. Paris Schutz has more on the aftermath and the mayor's plans for the event moving forward.

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Image credit: Jex Bardwell

It was THE catastrophe that transformed Chicago. As we approach the 140th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Eddie Arruza shows us some of the artifacts that were pulled from the debris.