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Well they are desperate -- where we're in an area that looks like a war zone -- about a hundred feet from the water here.
And you see trash piling up -- -- mud Kate mattresses.
You see -- that clearly got caught up in hurricane sandy storm surge they've popped up on top of cars they've toppled street lights.
They have -- slammed into the sides of homes and -- even blocking the streets.
Over this way now town leaders and residents.
They say eight has been super slow to come to sat silent.
I don't have any big.
We have to go out of him so close.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- People come and and when those shots.
What could no shoes that would that would does indeed houses were destroyed -- -- client won't debate clause.
Well we do have new information the red cries.
Is in town they've got ten trucks here on Staten Island they say they tried to make it into town yesterday but were caught up in all that traffic the.
-- -- you know and a Staten Island has lost a lot of lives after hurricane sandy and -- you think about parts that I but I mean it's it's elevator a little bit it's it's higher than areas around it.
But not for the images were saying you know lower around the -- -- they've been wiped out.
Yeah absolutely I mean -- there's shells of -- you can hardly even.
Recognize and there are crews from other states that are coming in to help New York City firefighters they've been doing.
Water rescues and they're hoping to find survivors and not victims -- a very tragic story that is.
Really cause heavy hearts across America 39 year old mother Glenda more last her two children.
A two year old and a four year old Brandon and Connor they were ripped from her arms her car -- out during the height of the storm she was trying to evacuate to Brooklyn.
And they got caught in the storm surge literally ripped out of her arms they were just found yesterday a hundred feet apart from one another.
In a marsh and there were some -- -- lives -- here on Staten Island and forty in all of New York City.
The homeland secretary.
-- security secretary did an apology on -- does plan on -- this area later today though.
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