Ocean County Officials announced that the cause of last week's massive boardwalk fire was an accident. The fire started in Seaside Park due to an electrical problem. It's believed that Hurricane Sandy may have contributed to the wire failing, although officials say the power lines at fault date back to the 1970's. The wires ran under the boardwalk .
Thursday's fire started near a frozen custard stand in Seaside Park, and quickly spread north into neighboring Seaside Heights. More than 50 businesses in the two towns were destroyed. The fire destroyed portions of the boardwalk that had only just recently been repaired from damage they sustained in Hurricane Sandy.
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