How does Chicago keep the river free of ice?

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 30: Ice covers the Chicago River on January 30, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Businesses and schools have closed, Amtrak has suspended service into the city, more than a thousand flights have been cancelled and mail delivery has been suspended as the city copes with record-setting low temperatures. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Fire Dept. (CFD) Marine & Dive Operations deputy district chief Jason Lach joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how Chicago keeps the Chicago River clear of ice with the help of the fireboat Christopher Wheatley, aka Engine 2.

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