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The Salvador Dalí Paintings That Went Up In Flames

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images At 2:10 a.m. on April 2, 1956, the butler at the home that would come to be known as Rose Hill in Mount Kisco, New York woke up in the east wing to the smell of smoke. His investigation uncovered a fire raging out of control on the ground floor of the west wing of the 28-room, three-story Georgian mansion. The blaze had knocked out the phone line, so he woke up the three servants asleep in the home, the only other people there at the time, and then ran half a mile to the caretaker’s cottage to call the fire department.
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