One year after the destructive Hurricane Sandy, families are still rebuilding their homes and their lives.
Heavy equipment is hard at work tearing down and scooping up the charred remnants of a Sept. 12 fire that burned more than four blocks of boardwalk in Seaside Heights and Seaside Park.
Demolition and cleanup work is set to begin this week along a Jersey shore boardwalk where a fire destroyed dozens of businesses.
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.
Findings that wires damaged during Super Storm Sandy are being blamed for igniting the Seaside Park and Seaside Heights Boardwalks fire are sending a shock wave through shore communities.
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.
New Jersey will use Superstorm Sandy-recovery money to pay for debris removal at the scene of last week’s boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights.
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.
Gov. Chris Christie plans $15 million in state aid to businesses damaged in a massive boardwalk fire at the Jersey shore.
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.
Seaside Park business owner, Hasham Khan, is devastated after seeing his business in Seaside Park burn to rubble.
The officers were relieved from duty at the site of the massive boardwalk fire and were apparently sitting on the back of a truck when a bench gave way.