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PHOTOS: Warehouse blaze turns into icy fortress

ice4The Chicago Fire Department is calling Tuesday night’s South Side warehouse fire the largest they’ve seen in seven years.

On Wednesday morning, the flames were all but gone and replaced with sheets of ice. The water used by the firefighters to extinguish the flames turned the warehouse into what one local resident called an “ice caste.”

Here are some fire and ice pictures, captured by WGN’s photojournalists.

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7 Comments to “PHOTOS: Warehouse blaze turns into icy fortress”

    Donald said:
    January 23, 2013 at 1:57 PM

    Across from the Ashland Wagon Resturant.
    RIP Sophie!

    Rutherfords said:
    January 24, 2013 at 12:29 AM

    Here these some fire and ice picture are really good.

    McCarthy said:
    January 24, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    38th and Ashland is not Bridgeport, it is McKinley Park

    Smiling Politely said:
    January 25, 2013 at 8:51 AM

    Please, continue to cover this story over and over again. I am sure nothing else is happening in the world.

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