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Historian remembers Grand Forks Hotel

Firefighters battle the blaze set by an arsonist Wednesday morning at the Grand Forks Hotel (Contributed by: RCMP)
Arson has destroyed yet another historic, landmark hotel.

The Grand Forks Hotel, went up in flames early Wednesday morning -- it's one of two hotel fires set overnight in Grand Forks. Part of the nearby Winnipeg Hotel was also burned, and officials blame an arsonist for both fires.

The Grand Forks Hotel was built in 1909, and is the third of three century-old hotels in that town to be destroyed by fire.

Alice Glanville is a well known historian on the Boundary region who spent many of her 91 years in Grand Forks.

She spoke with Daybreak host, Chris Walker.
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