Coast Guard House owners: ‘It’s not a total loss’


(DN) WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT WHAT SANDY LEFT BEHIND IN NARRAGANSETT… …AFTER THE STORM’S POWERFUL WAVES LAST NIGHT CRASHING ON THE SEA WALL… EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER STEVE NIELSEN IS WORKING THE STORY…. …AND JOINS US NOW, LIVE WITH THE LATEST FROM THE MOBILE NEWSROOM. ROLL CUE the comparisons to hurrican bob in 1991 have begun. THE IMAGES ARE POWERFUL… HUGE WAVES TEARING APART NARRAGANSETT.. THE HISTORIC COAST GUARD HOUSE STOOD NO CHANCE.. Bob Leonard Co-Owner we have a mess to clean up. like frank said nobody was injured thats the most important thing everythign else can be replaced fixed… hopefully made better. THE OWNERS OF THE BUILDING TO US ABOUT THE WREACKAGE INSIDE… Bob Leonard Co-Owner a lot of busted up tables and chairs a lot of water under our feat but hey the main building is still here. VERY LITTLE SALVAGABLE AFTER SANDY LEFT HER MARK IN THE HISTORY OF THE RESTAURANT. EYEWITNESS NEWS WAS THERE SUNDAY AS THE BUISNESS BOARDED UP… THE BOARDS DID LITTLE TO STOP SUCH A POWERFUL STORM. GOVERNOR LINCOLN CHAFEE CAME TO THE RESTAURANT TO SEE THE DAMAGE HIMSELF. Governor Chafee this is similar to bob in 91… particularly coast guard house here… Frank Caprio Co-Owner its disheartening to look at it… however its anew day the sun will rise in the east tomorrow we’ll get it done it will be better than ever. THE SUN DID RISE OVER THE COAST GUARD HOUSE TUESDAY MORNING… ONLY TO REVEAL THE DAMAGE… SOMETHING THE OWNERS HOPE TO REVERSE. tag: AD LIB THE OWNERS SAY GIVE IT A FEW MONTHS AND THEY’LL BE BACK OPEN AGAIN. SN EWN. (PL-4) TODAY, NATIONAL GRID CREWS ARE OUT ASSESSING THE SITUATION

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