Transcript for Boardwalk of Iconic Jersey Shore Town Seaside Heights Up in Flames
To breaking news and another tough blow on the iconic jersey shore, the people still recovering from hurricane sandy. A monster fire broke out on the board walk. Don't smoke and flames are filling the air. The fire started in a popular custard shop and spread to buzzes that just rebuilt, re-opened. Reporter: Thick black billowing smoke can be seen for miles as fire eats away this iconic board walk in seaside, new jersey. Authorities say it started in an ice cream shop and at this hour continues to spread. Burning now for more than three hours, firefighters and several pedestrians have been treated for smoke inhalation. This is the same area devastated during super storm sandy nearly one year ago last october. Work crews just completed repairs to the board walk destroyed by storm waters just before memorial day. Now this. My boss is completely devastated. He doesn't even know what to do. I mean, there is nothing he can do. Reporter: Another setback in the recovery of the battered jersey shore, first by mother nature, now flames. Byron pitts, abc news, new york.
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