Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Philip Montgomery - Breezy Point Bands Together - After Devastating Fire

By DIONNE SEARCEY plus JENNIFER MALONEY Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal

A view with dirt after a huge fire which will damaged 100 residences around Breezy Point.

Residents in the tightknit seashore enclave connected with Breezy Point, Queens, at times often known as this "Irish Riviera" to its overwhelming ethnic makeup, harvested with the ashes regarding in excess of 100 homes wrecked by criticism Monday night time in addition to contemplated the near future from the once-placid escape ravished by Sandy.

Hundreds a lot more real estate encountered deluge deterioration in addition to plenty of stores have been swept off of their foundations, officers said.

At a similar time, stories associated with neighbors helping neighbor abounded between flooded streets, pancaked beach properties that covered a battered balcony as well as the full cluster of dozens of residences acknowledged seeing that "the wedge" leveled by the fire in which had been still smoldering Tuesday.

Firefighters in whose unique criticism stores as well as families' houses had been crammed came in order to the shoot arena but were week to get a long time when waist-high choppy water plugged these individuals from houses which are upon shoot as well as prevented them from relating for you to drowned hydrants.

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A resident functions in order to extinguish remnants in the blaze first Tuesday.

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