Who really caused The Great Chicago Fire?

WGN Nightside

PHOTO: The Great Chicago Fire. Courtesy of The Chicago History Museum.

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WGN Nightside host Jon Hansen reads an excerpt describing in detail some of the possible culprits of the Great Chicago Fire and enlists WGN news man Roger Badesch and producer Michael Heidemann to be the jury on the final say.  They dive into the exciting tale and folklore of Chicago’s most talked about story… Was it the cow? Was it the gambler?  Listen in and decide for yourself.

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