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Icy firefighters: Water freezes on firefighters battling South Side blaze at 52nd and Lowe

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

A space heater apparently caused a house fire near 52nd Street and Lowe, creating challenging conditions for Chicago firefighters.

Many firefighters ended up covered with ice from the water sprays late Monday and early Tuesday.

Investigators say a space heater, placed near some window drapes, started the fire.

No one was hurt.

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