I feel so very bad for all those people (and animals too). So much energy and time and effort and love went into rebuilding after Sandy, and now this..
If it really was arson, I hope they catch the perpetrator(s) and put him/her/them away for a long, LOOOOONG time.. in a prison with many Jersey Shore native prisoners.
We are sending out our prayers and good wishes to all affected so heartbreakingly by this.
I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
Death thought about it.
"Cats," he said eventually. "Cats are nice."
-- Terry Pratchett, Sourcery