Jersey Shore fire: Wind-fueled blaze destroys Seaside Park boardwalk and several buildings
A raging fire propelled by powerful winds destroyed a massive swath of the famed Seaside Park boardwalk Thursday, nearly a year after it was leveled by Hurricane Sandy.
The fast-moving flames ravaged more than 80% of the popular boardwalk — gutting all 32 businesses and spewing fist-sized embers into the air, authorities said. A number of firefighters sustained minor injuries.
“This is like a sucker punch,” Seaside Park Business Administrator Robert Martucci told the Daily News.
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