SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to survey ongoing repairs along the Seaside Heights and Seaside Park boardwalk that were damaged by fire last year.
Friday’s walking tour will include remarks with community leaders on the rebuilding efforts.READ MORE: Girl Attacked By Man On Way To School In Atlantic County, Police Say
The boardwalk had been rebuilt following Superstorm Sandy when the fire broke out on Sept. 12.
Investigators determined the fire started in wiring under the boardwalk in Seaside Park that had been damaged by exposure to storm water from Sandy.READ MORE: Samir Jefferson's Mother Speaks Out After 14-Year-Old Shot 18 Times, Killed In Feltonville
Wind-whipped flames destroyed dozens of businesses along an eight-block stretch in both towns before public works crews tore out a 25-foot section to serve as a makeshift fire break.
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