Correction for the length of The Great Chicago Fire
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How long is 2,880 seconds?
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Great Chicago Fire
The length of The Great Chicago Fire is about 200,000 seconds.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Great Chicago Fire started at about 9am and burned for 200,000 seconds between October 8th and October 10th, 1871. Chicago had experienced twenty smaller fires in the 1,000,000 seconds leading up to the blaze, due to drought conditions, strong winds, and the abundance of wooden buildings at the time.