Aftermath of Sandy Shows NJ Hardest Hit State

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Debris and damage from Sandy continue to hinder recovery efforts in New Jersey.

Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 30, 2012, after they were destroyed when a powerful storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast on Monday night. (Seth Wenig/AP Photo)

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) - Debris and damage from Sandy continue to hinder recovery efforts in New Jersey.

Impassable roads are keeping firefighters from responding to series of natural gas fires in Mantoloking. An emergency management official says the flames rekindled Wednesday where about 14 homes were destroyed two days ago.

Motorists face numerous blocked roads and traffic lights that aren't working.

Newark Liberty International Airport reopened. However, travelers should check with airlines to determine if they're flying.

President Barack Obama plans to join Gov. Chris Christie on a tour of the damage Wednesday.


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