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.”
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