FEMA sends $1.4 million to N.J. for Irene expenses

    New Jersey is getting more than $1.4 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offset costs from Tropical Storm Irene.

    The money will cover expenses incurred by the National Guard leading up to and after the Aug. 27 storm.

    State Police superintendent, Col. Rick Fuentes, tells the Record of Woodland Park Irene was the costliest natural disaster in New Jersey’s history.

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