Seaside Heights thanks first responders to boardwalk fire with Everyday Heroes Concert

More than 500 first responders from multiple townships battled the blaze that raged for hours and destroyed about 50 businesses.

More than 500 first responders from multiple townships battled the blaze that raged for hours and destroyed about 50 businesses. (9/28/13)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS - A free all-day festival was held today in Seaside Heights as a salute to first responders to the devastating boardwalk fire earlier this month.

More than 500 first responders from multiple townships battled the blaze that raged for hours and destroyed about 50 businesses.

The Everyday Heroes Concert festivities included music provided by Thunder 106, a bounce house for kids on the beach and an obstacle course for adults. The New Jersey United Pipe Band also marched down the boardwalk to pay tribute to the hometown heroes.

A fireworks display presented by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association wrapped up the day's events.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Bayonne Board of Education voted Wednesday evening 1 Nearly 300 Bayonne School District employees, including teachers, laid off
Bayonne layoffs 2 Bayonne layoffs
Students walked out of their classrooms Thursday morning 3 Nearly 300 Bayonne School District employees laid off; students walk out
Students walked out of their classrooms Thursday morning 4 Students walk out after Bayonne School District lays off nearly 300 employees
Ruben Mondalto was able to wander away from 5 Toddler wanders away from Sayreville day care

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The fire ripped through five blocks of the Radio calls from boardwalk fire released

Officials have released radio calls between police and fire departments while they battled the massive

Officials gave News 12 New Jersey the first Communities lose tax revenue from burned businesses

The communities affected by the boardwalk fire will face another blow when the boroughs of

Officials gave News 12 New Jersey the first Officials give first look at Seaside Park boardwalk fire damage

Officials gave News 12 New Jersey the first close-up look at the damage from the

Officials gave News 12 New Jersey the first Search on for owner of wires 1 week after Seaside Park fire

Today marks one week since a devastating fire ripped through the Seaside Park boardwalk, destroying

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE