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

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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.

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