Could Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Also Catch Fire? It’s Numerous Times
This Atlantic City Boardwalk fire from 2009 is just one of many that have plagued the tourist attraction over the years november.
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. And 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 many of the same tourists and locals one can’t help but wonder if Atlantic City may also need an exorcist or to put blood on its casino walls for a passover of the evidently ongoing plagues which can be being doled out from on high.
Or possibly, wooden boardwalks while charming when built 150 years ago are merely not really a safe building material in the modern world. Fire experts are, in reality, now saying the destructive fire seems to have been an episode of arson, although the inspiration is unclear.
More Damage after Sandy
New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie, upon visiting the fire scene that destroyed boardwalk that is many, referred to it as an ‘unthinkable situation’. It took a lot more than 400 firefighters and 35 engine businesses to extinguish the raging finally inferno. Continue reading Could Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Also Catch Fire? It’s Numerous Times