From start of major Canal Street fire to finish, see dramatic photos, videos from historic New Orleans CBD blaze _lowres

ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTOS BY JOHN McCUSKER -- The fire at 1018 Canal Street burns throughout the morning Wednesday in downtown New Orleans.

3:22 a.m. Wednesday | That's when the New Orleans Fire Department got its first 911 call about a fire on Canal Street in New Orleans' CBD. For the next eight-plus hours, a six-alarm blaze lit up the city's sky and damaged several businesses. Below is a look at some of the most astounding images and videos captured by Advocate staff writers, photographers and you, the readers.

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