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National Grid denies liability for fires that destroyed more than 100 homes during Superstorm Sandy

National Grid is blaming Breezy Point and Rockaway Beach residents — and God — for the fires that destroyed their homes during Hurricane Sandy.

In response to an $80 million Queens lawsuit in July by 120 homeowners against it and the Long Island Power Authority, National Grid said Monday it bears no responsibility.

“If the plaintiffs suffered … such injuries were caused by their own negligence, wholly or partially,” it contends.

“Such injuries arose as a result of certain risks, dangers and hazards that had been obvious, known to and assumed by the plaintiffs.”

Read more: This is a link to www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/national-grid-don-blame-breezy-pt-article-1.1465370#ixzz2foJaapwc

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