Deep freeze slams Brooklyn

Brooklyn residents braved a bitter cold blast that hit the borough.The Department of Homeless Services issued a code blue alert, which means crews are on

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn residents braved a bitter cold blast that hit the borough.

The Department of Homeless Services issued a code blue alert, which means crews are on the streets 24 hours a day looking for homeless people and bringing them indoors to shelters.

Officials say residents who spot homeless people in need of a warm place to stay can call 311 for assistance.

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