Icy Chicago warehouse fire

Last updated 10:39 25/01/2013
Reuters

US firefighters inadvertently create an ice palace as they battle a large fire in Chicago in freezing temperatures. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Chicago ice fire
Reuters Zoom
Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Charley De Jesus walks around an ice-covered warehouse that caught fire in Chicago.

Relevant offers

World

Slain New York police officer farewelled by thousands North Korean Internet, 3G mobile network 'paralyzed' Islamic extremist group leader surrenders Swedish opponents reach deal to avoid snap election Officials reprimanded in central China over developer's AIDS scare tactics North Korea: Obama's like a monkey in the forest Sydney fire forces 40 to flee Mourners gather for slain NYPD officers Santa baby! Police deliver newborn on train Ukraine and rebels begin mass prisoner exchange

An ice-covered warehouse continues to burn in Chicago, more than a day after hundreds of firefighters were called to the scene.

The blaze rekindled despite the freezing temperatures in the city. The cold is also turning the water from the fire hoses into instant ice, creating a palace of fire and ice.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content