See some of the most dramatic moments from Sandy captured on video, from fire devastation in Breezy Point, Queens, to an aerial tour of New Jersey in the immediate aftermath of the storm to daring rooftop rescues on Staten Island.
This story was originally published on Oct. 29, 2014, two years after the storm.
1. NYPD Rescues Sandy's Stranded from Staten Island Rooftops
The NYPD released video of several daring rescues from Staten Island rooftops as Sandy's floodwaters surrounded homes.
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2. NJ Aerial Tour of Sandy Aftermath from National Guard
Aviators of the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey National Guard, look for displaced residents along the New Jersey coastline Oct. 30, 2012, in the aftermath of Sandy.
3. Crane Collapses on 57th Street Amid Fierce Winds
Sandy lookback: a construction crane atop luxury condo building 157 West 57th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, collapses amid fierce winds Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
4. Rockaway Boardwalk Breaks Away, Power Lines Spark Fires
A part of a boardwalk floats through flooded streets in Rockaway Park, Queens, and power lines are knocked down on top of trees, sparking fires, after Sandy tore through.
5. Fire Engulfs Greenwich Mansions as Sandy Storms
Three multi-million dollar homes along the Greenwich shoreline were destroyed by fire as Sandy made landfall. Greenwich fire officials said rescue units were able to save the residents and evacuate neighbors. But video released by the town shows how the roaring flames, brutal winds and crashing surf made fighting the fires impossible.
6. 25 People Rescued by Boat: Raw Video
Firefighters used a boat to rescue 25 people from a huge fire in Queens after Sandy.
7. Deer Stuck in NJ Beach Waters as Storm Sets In
A deer got stuck in the rocks and surf at a New Jersey beach as the water churned wildly.
8. Tanker Washes Ashore on Staten Island
A 168-foot water tanker washed ashore on the east end of Staten Island, in the Clifton Stapleton section, after Sandy. The water tanker was pulled a mile from where it was originally docked. Here's an aerial view from Chopper 4.
9. Boats Swept onto Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens
Fierce winds and surging waters swept boats into the street on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, connecting Howard Beach and Rockaway Beach in Queens.
10. Aerial Footage of Seaside Heights Destruction
See aerial footage taken by the New Jersey National Guard showing the damage wrecked by Hurricane Sandy where it made landfall in Seaside Heights, N.J.
11. Chopper Footage: Breezy Point Devastation
This chopper footage shot above Breezy Point shows the devastation from fires in the wake of Sandy. Almost 100 homes in the beach community burned to the ground.
12. Hospital Evacuated After Losing Power
When power was lost to New York University hospital, dozens of first responders mobilized to evacuate the complex in lower Manhattan.
13. New York Awakens to Storm Damage: Raw Video
New York City awakened the day after Sandy to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power. In one part of the city, a flooded underground parking garage led to a six-car pileup.