This Atlantic City Boardwalk fire from November 2009 is just one of many that have actually plagued the tourist attraction through the years.
The last thing this New Jersey town needed was any proximity at all to yet another disaster with casino revenues already largely in the toilet for the majority of Atlantic City’s land casinos, and the gambling town still recovering from last year’s devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy which shut down many of the city’s casinos for days. Along with last 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 exact same tourists and locals one can’t help but wonder if Atlantic City may likewise require an exorcist or to put blood on its casino walls for the passover associated with evidently ongoing plagues which can be being doled out of on high.
Or maybe, wooden boardwalks while charming when built 150 years ago are simply just not just a safe building material in the world that is modern. Fire specialists are, in reality, now saying the destructive fire appears to own been a bout of arson, though the motivation 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 being an ‘unthinkable situation’. It took a lot more than 400 firefighters and 35 Continue reading Could Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Also Catch Fire? It Offers Many Times