OIL LEAK PROMPTS HOUSE-RAISING
The Red Bank home of the late Florence Forgotson has become a remediation site due to oil contamination. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
It’s not an illusion: the house is not floating in mid-air.
Hard as it is to tell by casual glance from River Road, the home of the late Florence Forgotson Adams, who made her name as the county’s first female attorney, has been unexpectedly uprooted and placed on blocks a few feet above ground to clean up an oil leak discovered in December.