This Atlantic City Boardwalk fire from 2009 is just one of many that have plagued the tourist attraction over the years november.
With casino revenues already mostly in the toilet for nearly all Atlantic City’s land casinos, and the gambling town nevertheless coping with last year’s devastation brought on by Hurricane Sandy which shut straight down many of the town’s casinos for days the final thing this nj-new jersey city needed had been any proximity at all to yet another catastrophe. Sufficient reason for final week’s horrific Boardwalk fire in the Seaside Heights area not directly connected to AC, but along the same 217-mile stretch of Atlantic shoreline that is frequented by most 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 a passover associated with apparently ongoing plagues that are being doled out from on high.
Or maybe, wooden boardwalks while charming when built 150 years ago are simply just not a safe building material into the world that is modern. Fire experts are, in fact, now saying the fire that is destructive to possess been a bout of arson, although the inspiration is unclear.
More Damage after Sandy
New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie, upon visiting the fire scene that destroyed many boardwalk structures, referred to it as an ‘unthinkable situation’. It took a lot more tha