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Memories Linger Decade After Huge Provo Tabernacle Fire

The shadows of 2020 are about the only thing that remain of a rather unusual and chaotic year. But time passes quickly and it will soon be but a memory. The Daily Herald reports that is exactly what area residents were saying a decade ago when their year ended with a devastating fire the belched pillars of smoke and shooting flames. For many, it seems unbelievable that 10 years have passed since the early morning hours of Dec. 17, 2010, when the historic Provo Tabernacle, decked out for Christmas, housed a raging fire that burned for hours and caused $15 million in damage.