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You have heard a lot.
You have heard a lot about this one new York community now coming to terms with the the enormous loss of more than eighty homes to this massive fire fueled for hours by hurricane Sandy's wild winds.
This photo shows the destruction in the neighborhood -- breezy point queens.
Now screen right is what it used to look like screen left shows the more than a hundred homes burned to the ground.
One lawmaker represents the people living there as a personal stake in this because his home was among them.
Congressman Bob Turner is with me now -- -- good morning to you and I am so sorry.
-- no stranger now under.
A lot of you -- pain and suffering -- -- But there's still -- great spirit.
Not that did you ride the storm out that night.
I did -- and we -- -- equipped to handle storm not fire.
You know that what was that like for you.
Well and and what was the first time that you saw the flames.
It'd be -- -- of the year strong about 7:30 PM.
And order sure it was searched two emergency equipment could get.
Nothing anyone could do went unchecked for -- -- -- -- while.
-- what are cheated.
The volunteers and and article on the cage didn't -- -- we're here working in the and so critical condition.
But what are -- -- They can't drive through that water so you guys are stuck there's one road in and one road out -- prove how long have you lived there person.
We've been there -- dirty trick here.
And -- been able to.
Understand this yet.
I think we have a pretty good appreciation for the forces of nature but now we have to deal with the yeah.
-- servers which were extreme -- on the cage.
And drops you don't get to work out to people or services available.
-- security you know.
Too cute -- excellent article which.
-- -- -- -- It is.
Who was damaged boat but fire.
-- You have to you have built a lifetime of relationships with your neighbors.
Yes and actually big stories -- -- here.
-- -- I -- Europe are from out of blessed with friends and and we did resources that we we can hear that there some problem not fortunate to China.
-- -- -- Sir I can injured in your voice.
My best -- you in your life and everyone else in the neighborhood okay.
We go to work to do.
Colonel there will be another day there a particular thank you -- back.
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