Burroughs Hardwoods LogoBurroughs Hardwoods Inc.

          "FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED since 1983"

(609) 448-8088

943 State Highway 33 West
Monroe Township, NJ 08831


Hurricane Irene Floods Buroughs Hardwoods 
Hurricane Irene Flood 
Burroughs Hardwoods under water after dam broke from Hurricane Irene 

Event Description

  • On August 28, 2011 Monroe Township, New Jersey and many other areas were horribly impacted by the wrath of Hurricane Irene.  Hurricane Irene was a category 3 hurricane with up to 120 mph winds, destroying many homes and businesses.  Burroughs Hardwoods was also impacted by this storm, with over a foot of water flowing through the store and parking lot accross Route 33 in Monroe Township, New Jersey.  We are currently still recovering from the damages Hurricane Irene caused.  Burroughs Hardwoods is repairing the walls, floors, and replacing displays that were damaged from the flood.  We are still open for business and greatly appreciate your support!


Hurricane Irene
Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Irene 
Hurricane Irene over the southern Bahamas
on August 24
Formed August 20, 2011
Dissipated August 29, 2011
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
120 mph (195 km/h)
Lowest pressure 942 mbar (hPa; 27.82 inHg)
Fatalities 56 total
Damage $10.1 billion (2011 USD)
Areas affected Lesser Antilles, Greater Antilles, Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, eastern United States (Landfalls in North Carolina, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York), eastern Canada
Part of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season