Fire-damaged businesses cleared from Seaside Park

All 68 businesses destroyed by the Seaside Park boardwalk fire that erupted Sept. 12 have been cleared away. Temporary dunes are in place to protect

Officials say old, damaged wiring was responsible for starting the blaze.

Officials say old, damaged wiring was responsible for starting the blaze. (11/30/13)

SEASIDE PARK - All 68 businesses destroyed by the Seaside Park boardwalk fire that erupted Sept. 12 have been cleared away.

Temporary dunes are in place to protect the boardwalk against winter storms. They are being paid for by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

Officials say old, damaged wiring was responsible for starting the blaze.

It is still not clear who was responsible for inspecting the wiring.

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