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On September 1, 1972, thirty seven people lost their lives at the Wagon Wheel bar which was above the Blue Bird Cafe on Union St. Three drunk young men who had been refused from entering earlier because they were too intoxicated, poured gasoline in the staircase and set it on fire. Inside, the main fire escape was blocked. There is still no memorial on the site to remember these individuals.
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Support a Memorial for the Blue Bird Cafe Fire Victims of 1972
Lets Get A Memorial For The Montreal Blue Bird Cafe Fire Victims Of 1972