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Seaside Fire Aftermath

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The investigation into what caused the Seaside Heights boardwalk fire is still ongoing.  Local business owners are doing whatever they can to try and get things back to normal.

The owner of the Beachcomber Bar and Grill, Mike Carbone which was destroyed by the fire discussed his experience the day the blaze hit the boardwalk.  He was most concerned with getting his customers out of his restaurant safely and recalls watching the fire move closer and closer to his business.  While his building remains standing the inside is completely destroyed but he is hopeful that things will look up for him in the near future.

Carbone had the chance to talk to Governor Christie on Saturday who promised at least $15 million in aid to help business owners rebuild.  Carbone is no stranger to hard times, his business was also hit hard by SuperStorm Sandy and unfortunately he wasn’t granted any FEMA aid to help rebuild, but he feels this time is different and that Governor Christie will follow through with his promise.

The money to help these businesses is believed to be coming from the Sandy Aid Fund.

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