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PHOTOS: 1905 icy fire fight at 11th and Howard

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Posted at 8:24 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-12 09:19:53-05

Ice covers the Mercer Building at 11th and Howard in Omaha after a massive fire on Saturday. 111 years ago people saw a similar sight. A fire in January of 1905 in the Mercer building led to an icy fire fight then too. 

These pictures are part of a collection owned by KMTV and on permanent loan to the Durham Museum.