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You have heard a lot about.
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 of 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 and served.
Good morning to you and I am so sorry.
No stranger now under.
A lot of you know pain and suffering down man.
But there's still -- a great spirit.
Not that did you ride the storm -- that night.
I did and we were picked equipped to handle storm not fire.
You know that what was that like for you.
Well and and when was the first time that you saw the flames.
It that you -- how -- took the gestalt sheep at 7:30 PM.
The order sure it was -- that to -- change equipment could get.
-- the nothing anyone could do.
-- -- -- But to air travel well.
Actually the what are we cheated.
The volunteers and article on the cage and categorically you know working in -- -- critical condition.
-- -- -- -- You can't drive to that water see you guys are stock there's one road in and one road out.
How long have you lived there -- We've been -- about dirty trick here.
And you've been able to.
Understand this yet.
I think we have a pretty good appreciation for the forces of nature but now we -- to deal with the yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Drops you account should get to worked out.
Two people or services available.
At the Kennedy you know in the two to eight record center -- which.
But there's sort of a -- damage but fire you -- -- you have to you have built a lifetime of relationships with your neighbors.
Actually -- storage battery you know.
-- I think here.
-- can -- blessed with Clinton.
Resources that we can handle.
So -- probably not -- fortunate.
Well on that.
-- I can hear in your voice my best -- you in your life and everyone else in the neighborhood okay.
Now we go to work to do colonel there will be another day I didn't bother to thank you.
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