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The Day the Music Burned

Jody Rosen: "The fire that swept across the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood on Sunday, June 1, 2008, began early that morning. Eventually the flames reached a 22,320 square foot warehouse

that sat near the King Kong Encounter. The warehouse was nondescript, a hulking edifice of corrugated metal, but it was one of the most important buildings on the 400 acre lot. Its official name was Building 6197. To backlot workers, it was known as the video vault."

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