New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is defending his decision to take some federal Sandy relief money to help businesses hit by last week’s boardwalk fire in Seaside Heights.
The Christie Administration announced it will hold its second Mobile Cabinet to assist Seaside residents and businesses impacted by last week’s Boardwalk fire.
Chris discusses the decision President Obama made to give a political speech during the Washington Navy Yard shooting, Daryl Metcalfe’s statement that Tom Corbett will be a one term governor, and the latest efforts to defund Obamacare. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Authorities say a massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey was accidental and they have linked it to electrical wiring and equipment they say was compromised by Superstorm Sandy nearly a year ago.
Business owners who lost everything in the Seaside Park boardwalk inferno met with state officials on Monday.
Christie Administration Hosting ‘Mobile Cabinet’ For Residents and Businesses Impacted by Boardwalk Fire
The mobile cabinet will be held on Monday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Seaside Municipal Complex at 116 Sherman Avenue in Seaside Heights.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says the flare-up occurred at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday in a debris pile on the south end of the boardwalk behind a Seaside Park bar.
In Seaside Park, ironically, while there was a lot of damage from Sandy, many of these businesses survived. That is, until this fire, which was fanned by 30-mile-an-hour winds.
Despite the devastation, however, residents and business owners tell Eyewitness News, Seaside Park is one resilient community and they will rebuild.
Hundreds of firefighters from all over New Jersey battled a large blaze on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, Ocean County. Officials say at least 32 businesses are destroyed on a six block stretch of the boardwalk, in a town that had to rebuild after Sandy.
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