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How much molasses was in the molasses flood?

How much molasses was in the molasses flood?

Great Molasses Flood, disaster in Boston that occurred after a storage tank collapsed on January 15, 1919, sending more than two million gallons (eight million litres) of molasses flowing through the city's North End.

Was the molasses flood a natural disaster?

The Great Molasses Flood, also known as the Boston Molasses Disaster, was a disaster that occurred on January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts .Fatalities.NameAgeOccupationMichael Sinnott78Messenger