Seaside Heights Fire Strikes NJ Boardwalk After Hurricane Sandy Recovery, September 2013

Blocks of the iconic Jersey Shore boardwalk were destroyed less than a year after the storm struck.

Firefighters responded about 2:30 p.m. on September 12, 2013, on the boardwalks, and at the Funtown Pier, of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, New Jersey, on the Jersey Shore destroying more than 50 businesses.

Fire investigators reported the fire was accidental and linked it to electrical wiring under the boardwalk and subfloor, and equipment they say was compromised by Hurricane Sandy’s floodwaters. Investigators said the fire originated under a building that housed a candy store and an ice cream stand.

The Seaside Boardwalk Fire on 9-12-2013 in NJ – Raw HD Footage of Funtown Pier.

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New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Under Investigation.

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