"The system maintenance should have been done on a much more regular basis," Mr. Burke said. "I'm just glad the new manager found the problems ..."
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Burke, who estimates he lost at least $35,000 worth of food across his restaurants, said he and his staffs quickly created a triage system, shuttling food from restaurants closed or evacuated to those that still had power.
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