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Officials Say Seaside Boardwalk Fire Accidental, Caused By Energized Electrical Wiring

9-17-13
Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato says an investigation has found the Seaside Boardwalk fire was accidental, caused by energized electrical wiring likely the result of effects of Hurricane Sandy.
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Residents Remain Displaced Nearly a Year After Hurricane Sandy

9-17-13
Almost a full year after Hurricane Sandy hit, some residents are still unable to move back into their homes.
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Business Owners Assess the Damage After Seaside Boardwalk Blaze

9-13-13
In an area that was just rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, businesses were again lost, this time by flames.
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Seaside Heights Mayor Says Boardwalk Fire Sets Back Sandy Recovery, But Could’ve Been Worse

9-13-13
Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers expected the damage from the fire to be worse and says the damage "is something we can handle."
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Officials Begin to Investigate Cause of Massive Boardwalk Fire

9-13-13
The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office is handling the investigation into what caused a huge fire that destroyed dozens of businesses and sections of the Seaside Boardwalk.
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Gov. Christie Gives a Briefing of the Seaside Boardwalk Blaze

9-12-13
Gov. Chris Christie addressed the media about the massive Seaside Boardwalk fire as it continued to burn. He declared a state of emergency after a fire that started at Kohr’s Ice Cream in Seaside Park quickly spread to the boardwalk and other buildings.
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Seaside Boardwalk Fire Destroys Businesses Less Than a Year After Sandy

9-12-13
Reporter Lauren Wanko was in Seaside Heights discussing the ramifications of the massive fire on the Seaside Boardwalk.
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Seaside Boardwalk Fire Burns Out of Control

9-12-13
A fire that began at an ice cream shop in Seaside Park this afternoon spread quickly throughout the boardwalk and to more than a dozen buildings.
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Massive Six-Alarm Fire Burns Seaside Boardwalk

9-12-13
A fire that began at Kohr's Ice Cream in Seaside Park spread to the nearby boardwalk and more than a dozen other buildings.
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Buono Vows to Address the Needs of Poor and Middle Class

9-10-13
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono visited Irvington to outline her urban revitalization plan. She criticized Gov. Christie for his stance on low income families and his treatment of the environment.