The Ortegas started the week with a devastating loss. But it ended with them finding how deep the area’s generosity goes. An accidental fire at the home on South Second Street last Sunday took all of their belongings, including Christmas presents that had yet to be given. Since then, the community has come out with offers of money, clothes, toys and other needs for the family of three. “It really is amazing to see all
The owner of a troubled Atlantic City motel was convicted in a deadly fire at another of his motels a dozen years ago, BreakingAC has learned. Randhir Maisuria owns the Bayview Inn & Suites, which is set for demolition if he doesn’t fix a multitude of problems by Monday. The Albany Avenue motel just off Exit 2 of the Atlantic City Expressway was the target of a raid last Monday and a fire a few
Bayview faces demolition after a raid *1, an alligator *2 and a suspicious fire *3 Randy Maisuria’s Linked-In photo, which has now been removed. His tenants call him Randy. When they can find him, that is. Randhir Maisuria is the owner of the Bayview Inn & Suites, which was raided last Monday. Without any action, the three buildings and main office that make up the motel owill be demolished next Monday, according to a notice a building inspector
A fire at a closed Atlantic City motel that was recently the focus of a raid is suspicious, according to the fire chief. The blaze, which was contained mostly to one unit, comes just days after a drug investigation led to the removal of more than 30 people — and an alligator —staying at the Bayview Inn on Albany Avenue. It was not clear if anyone was still staying there after multiple agencies were part of
Atlantic City firefighters quickly knocked down a balcony fire before it spread inside, the fire chief said. When a neighbor called in the fire at the Garden Apartmebts, flames were shooting off the second-floor balcony, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. Engine 3 quickly arrived and was able to knock the fire down before it spread inside, Evans said.
Judge Julio Mendez is once again deciding the fate of a public safety contract in Atlantic City. The city’s police union was in court Monday to try to keep the state from imposing proposed changes, that include cuts to pay, increased hours and the loss of 19 positions. Mendez said he was saddened that the union and the state — who at times seemed close to an agreement — had drifted so far apart. Atlantic
An Atlantic City firefighter suffered minor injuries early Sunday morning battling a fire on Belfield Avenue. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming out of the second-story window, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. The rowhome in between two occupied homes has been abandoned, and is a drug house, he said. That was backed up by what the first firefighters in found. “There were needles all over the floor to a point where it was very concerning,”
Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze on North Carolina Avenue in Atlantic City. There was heavy fire on the first floor of the three-story home on the first block of S. North Carolina Avenue, said Fire Chief Scott Evans. The first floor was gutted, he said. Smoke from the fire could be seen blocks away. No further information was immediately available. This story is developing.