Special service held to remember victims from Collinwood School fire

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A special service was held on Sunday to remember a tragedy that happened in Cleveland on March 4,1908.

People gathered for an interfaith memorial to remember the victims of the deadly Collinwood School Fire.

The fire started in the basement of the Lake View School.

172 students, two teachers and a medic were killed in the incident.

The stairs were made out of Georgia pine and Georgia pine is something that is very combustible.

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