Transcript for Superstorm Sandy: NJ Beach Communities Face Dangerous Night
We have some breaking news about families trying to survive this super -- ABC news has now made our way to seaside heights -- New Jersey one of the beach communities devastated by sandy. And ABC's... See More
We have some breaking news about families trying to survive this super -- ABC news has now made our way to seaside heights -- New Jersey one of the beach communities devastated by sandy. And ABC's Terry -- -- was there as families of that town got word. They could be in for a dangerous night because of widespread gas leaks and Terry is with us now -- I then nightmarish scene here in seaside heights devastated as you say this water which UCB extent almost -- mile to the ocean and we waited. And the renewed all the eight. -- boardwalk it was surreal canoeing. Through the streets of this seaside town. And making it down the boardwalk which you may have seen from the air there was -- -- are there it's now just devastated piles of rubble the power of the ocean. Absolutely amazing but the real concern here tonight as the night comes down as the cold comes down. Is the people we -- dozens maybe scores of people still trapped. In this -- people who rode out the storm decided to stay and now can't get out and it's dangerous. You can smell the gas in the -- fuel oil in the water they are told by. Fire department officials that this town. Could blow. But are trapped here and right now the evacuations are not really proceeding. There is an edge of desperation as the night comes down this is a city a town which bore the brunt of entries -- And you conceded streets are just completely devastated boats rammed through houses is going to be a long time. Before. Were -- What they are waiting for right now our evacuation.
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