This Atlantic City Boardwalk fire from November 2009 is just one single of many that have plagued the tourist attraction through the years.
With casino revenues already mainly in the toilet for nearly all Atlantic City's land casinos, and the gambling town nevertheless recovering from last year's devastation due to Hurricane Sandy which shut straight down many of the city's casinos for days the very last thing this nj city needed had been any proximity at all to yet another disaster. Sufficient reason for final week's horrific Boardwalk fire in the Seaside Heights area perhaps not directly attached to AC, but along the same 217-mile stretch of Atlantic shoreline that is frequented by most exact same tourists and locals one can't help but wonder if Atlantic City may likewise require an exorcist or even to put blood on its casino walls for the passover of this evidently ongoing plagues that are being doled out of on high.
Or maybe, wooden boardwalks while charming when built 150 years ago are simply not just a safe building material in the world that is modern. Fire experts are, in fact, now saying the destructive fire appears to own been a bout of arson, though the inspiration is unclear.
More Damage after Sandy
Nj's Governor Chris Christie, upon visiting the fire scene that destroyed boardwalk that is many, referred to it as an 'unthinkable situation'. It took significantly more than 400 firefigh