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These Incredible Photos Show The Frozen Aftermath Of A New York Fire

Firefighters are engaged in a battle with the elements in Brooklyn as they combat an enormous warehouse blaze in cold temperatures.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:06 p.m. ET

Posted on February 1, 2015, at 6:23 p.m. ET

As hundreds of firefighters continue to fight a massive warehouse fire in Brooklyn, ice has encased the surrounding streets.

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Cars, buildings, and streets have been frozen solid as firefighters attempt to extinguish the blaze more than 24 hours after it broke out.

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Even the firefighters are frozen.

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City officials said the fire could continue to smolder for weeks, the New York Post reported.

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One person suffered a minor smoke inhalation injury from the fire.

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Health officials told residents and businesses in the neighborhood to shut their windows and stay inside to avoid smoke-related injuries, according to the Post.

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The warehouse contained medical and court records for the city and state, the New York Times reported.

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Officials are attempting to determine the loss and potential privacy effects from the fire.

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