There were 2 dramatic fires here within a week, last month.
The first one was very close to the famous New Cathedral. No damage to the Cathedral, except for some broken windows. The old, old seminary that burned was under renovation. 200 year old murals, just renovated, went up in smoke, along with most of that building.
The 2nd fire, also in the historic area, was a few blocks away. This picture doesn't look like much from the street, but we hear the flames were very high and the top floor of this 3rd floor building was destroyed. You can see the black tarp and broken windows.
Both fires are under investigation.