Charcoal Wednesday

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Charcoal Wednesday was the occasion which prompted the disenfranchisement of the Firefighters' Guild in Ankh-Morpork. Sometimes the free enterprise system works better than others, and paying people in Ankh-Morpork for each fire they extinguished turned out to be one of the others. On sober second thought, fire insurance wasn't a great idea, either.