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 currently mostly in the toilet for the majority of Atlantic City’s land casinos, and the gambling town nevertheless recovering from last year’s devastation brought on by Hurricane Sandy which shut straight down many of the town’s casinos for days the past thing this nj-new jersey city needed was any proximity at all to just one more disaster. And with last week’s horrific Boardwalk fire in the Seaside Heights area perhaps not directly attached to AC, but along the same stretch that is 217-mile of shoreline that is frequented by most of the 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 for the apparently ongoing plagues which are being doled out from on high.
Or perhaps, wooden boardwalks while charming when built 150 years ago are merely not a safe building material in the modern globe. Fire specialists are, in fact, now saying the destructive fire seems to have been a bout of arson, although the motivation 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 being an ‘unthinkable situation’. It took more than 400 firefighters and 3 Continue reading Could Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Also Catch Fire? This Has Many Times