See Cars Encased in Ice as Firefighters Put Out Brooklyn Blaze

Cars encased in ice as firefighters put out 7-alarm warehouse fire.

ByEMILY SHAPIRO
February 01, 2015, 4:24 PM
PHOTO: Vehicles and a building are covered with ice as firefighters work to keep a warehouse fire down in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Vehicles and a building are covered with ice as firefighters work to keep a warehouse fire down in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo

— -- Cars and motorcycles were completely encased in ice in Brooklyn, N.Y., today after firefighters used tons of water to put out a blaze at a warehouse.

PHOTO: Vehicles and a building are covered with ice as firefighters work to keep a warehouse fire down in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Vehicles and a building are covered with ice as firefighters work to keep a warehouse fire down in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo

About 275 firefighters were at the scene of the seven-alarm fire in Williamsburg, where they faced wind and cold temperatures so severe that ice formed on their helmets, The Associated Press reports.

PHOTO: Firefighters work to keep down a fire at a warehouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Firefighters work to keep down a fire at a warehouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
PHOTO: The Manhattan skyline can barely been seen over a smoldering fire in a warehouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
The Manhattan skyline can barely been seen over a smoldering fire in a warehouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo

The thick smoke was sustained by paper inside the warehouse. One person was treated for smoke inhalation, but no other injuries were reported, according to the AP.

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