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Brooklyn Is Burning

Five days after it started, the fire that broke out at a Williamsburg document-storage warehouse is finally under control. Suspicious activity isn't really on the table as a cause anymore, and the overall damage is less than investigators initially thought. While surreal ice ruin photos captivated the city's attention, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid the site a visit yesterday. Though neighbors had been asked to keep windows closed because of air quality, the Department of Health gave the all-clear.[DNA/NYT/Gothamist/BDE/B+B; previously]