Fire and Ice: Firefighter's Water Froze on a Blazing Building


Photo: John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune

How cold was it in Chicago? Let's put it this way: it was so cold that when firefighters fought the fire in a blazing abandoned warehouse, the water froze while the building was still on fire!

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Yes, it is/was/continues to be really friggin cold here! It was around -2F (-18C) on Tuesday.

According to the radio news this morning that building is on fire again because of it rekindling itself. The cold and ice forming is obviously not helping them.
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