Devastation in Breezy Point stuns residents

John Martin surveys the damage to his Breezy Point home days after Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by Karen Frantz)

Many people returned to Breezy Point for the first time after Hurricane Sandy to see if their houses were still standing Wednesday, two days after a six-alarm fire leveled more than 100 houses and catastrophic flooding destroyed many more.

“Thank God we’re all safe,” said Mary Welsome, whose house was destroyed in the fire and said she was at the site hoping to find her wedding ring.

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