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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Superstorm Sandy: Wednesday

Firefighters work on an early morning storm-related fire in the heavily damaged Brighton Beach neighborhood on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. It is believed the two alarm fire started due to widespread power outages and destroyed power lines. With the death toll currently at 55 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the affects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Hurricane Sandy. JFK airport in New York and Newark airport in New Jersey expect to resume flights on Wednesday morning and the New York Stock Exchange commenced trading after being closed for two days.